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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388216
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476214
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52
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
SO92SE WEST APPROACH DRIVE
630-1/2/1004 (North side)
05/05/72 Cleeve House and Homewood, with
(Formerly Listed as:
WEST APPROACH DRIVE
Mount Sorrell, Beaufort, Cleeve
House, Homewood and Lorraine House)
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
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
Forms a group of similarly designed villas on West Approach
Drive with Mount Sorrell (qv), Beaufort (qv) and Park Gate
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 75-76).
Listing NGR: SO9538223734
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