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Wellington Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in St Paul's, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9066 / 51°54'23"N

Longitude: -2.0737 / 2°4'25"W

OS Eastings: 395027

OS Northings: 223118

OS Grid: SO950231

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.JJP

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.0BLR

Entry Name: Wellington Lodge

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388209

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476207

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: St Paul's

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9523SW WELLINGTON SQUARE
630-1/6/998 (West side)
05/05/72 Wellington Lodge

GV II

Villa. 1828-9. For Richard Ware, nurseryman and florist, for
his own residence. Stucco over brick with concealed roof,
stucco end and party-wall stacks.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement, 3+4 first-floor windows,
those 3 to left in full-height canted bay; and with
single-storey range at left. Stucco detailing includes
first-floor band, frieze, cornice and blocking course with
copings. 2/2 horizontal-pane sashes to canted bay, otherwise
6/6 sashes to ground and first floors, all in plain reveals
and with sills. Basement has 2/2 and 8/8 sashes. Central
entrance, 4 steps to porch with double, part-glazed doors with
overlight and tent roof, within a 5-panel door.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Ware created a Botanic Garden on the site
with conservatory, hothouses and greenhouses. He had also been
given chief responsibility for laying out the pleasure
grounds, walls and rides at Pittville. The house was known
originally as Victoria House.
Built as part of the development of this area undertaken 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-: 13,63).

Listing NGR: SO9502723118

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