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Latitude: 51.9073 / 51°54'26"N
Longitude: -2.0717 / 2°4'18"W
OS Eastings: 395162
OS Northings: 223201
OS Grid: SO951232
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.C24
Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.1BM5
Entry Name: Laurel Lodge and Percy House with Attached Area Railings to Laurel Lodge
Listing Date: 12 March 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388206
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476204
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: Pittville
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9523SW WELLINGTON SQUARE
630-1/6/996 (North side)
12/03/55 Laurel Lodge and Percy House with
attached area railings to Laurel
Pair of semi-detached villas, now flats with attached area
railings to left. 1826-7 for E and E Wallace; in use as a
school in 1835. Stucco over brick with concealed roof, stucco
party-wall stack and iron area railings.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement and with attic to centre part,
1:3:1 first-floor windows and with blind 2-storey range set
back at left. Outer bays break forwards. Stucco detailing
includes 4 Doric pilasters through ground and first floors to
3-window range, to ends and between windows, surmounted by
frieze, full-height pilasters to ends of breakforwards, and
with continuous cornice over first floor. Further outer
pilasters and crowning cornice with blocking course with
copings to attic. First floor has 10-pane French windows where
original, those 3 to centre part have overlights with lattice
glazing bars. Ground floor has similar French window with
lattice glazing bars to overlight at left, otherwise
replacement sashes. Attic has 2/2 horizontal-pane sashes.
Basement has C20 windows. All windows in plain reveals and
with copings. Entrances to breakforwards: projecting porches
have paired Doric pillars with low parapet and copings; within
are flights of steps, spreading and roll-edged to left, to
4-panel part-glazed doors and overlights. Further entrance to
set-back range at far left has C20 door.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: area railings to left have embellished
HISTORICAL NOTE: built as part of the development of this area
for Joseph Pitt in 1825-42, the general layout being designed
by the architect John Forbes.
All the listed buildings in Wellington Square form a good
group, laid out around a central grassed area.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 65).
Listing NGR: SO9516123204
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