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Cleeve House and Homewood with Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9121 / 51°54'43"N

Longitude: -2.0685 / 2°4'6"W

OS Eastings: 395386

OS Northings: 223732

OS Grid: SO953237

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.5TP

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.36BJ

Entry Name: Cleeve House and Homewood with Attached Railings

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388216

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476214

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Pittville

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Prestbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO92SE WEST APPROACH DRIVE
630-1/2/1004 (North side)
05/05/72 Cleeve House and Homewood, with
attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
WEST APPROACH DRIVE
Mount Sorrell, Beaufort, Cleeve
House, Homewood and Lorraine House)

GV II

Villa, now divided into 2 dwellings, and attached railings.
c1851-2. Stucco over brick with hipped slate roof, end
stuccoed stacks with cornices to ends of main range, and iron
balcony and railings. PLAN: main range has central hallway and
range to right is set back.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement and with attics, 3+1
first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes quoins to main
range, tooled architraves to windows, those to first floor are
eared, hipped and with feet, those to ground floor have frieze
and cornice on corbel brackets; continuous first-floor moulded
sill band, moulded band above first-floor, dentil cornice to
main range. First floor has 1/1 horned sashes; ground floor
has 2/2 horizontal-pane sashes, that to left is a tripartite
window; blind boxes to ground floor. Basement has 4/4 and 3/3
between 1/1 sashes. Attic has skylights. Central entrance to
main range and left entrance to right range, flights of
roll-edged steps to round-arched openings with moulded heads
on imposts, within are 4-panel doors with fanlights.
INTERIOR: noted as retaining original joinery including
panelled shutters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: railings to sides of steps have
embellished rods, ground-floor balustrade on plinths have
alternate embellished ovals and rods.
HISTORICAL NOTE: part of the Pittville development, completed
after Joseph Pitt's death in 1842. Originally planned as
Beaufort Place and laid out as West Spa Approach, c1844, it
was not part of John Forbes's original plan for the estate.
The houses along this drive were originally known as Nos 1-4
Beaufort Villas.
Forms a group of similarly designed villas on West Approach
Drive with Mount Sorrell (qv), Beaufort (qv) and Park Gate
(qv).
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 75-76).


Listing NGR: SO9538223734

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