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Rokeby Nursing Home

A Grade II Listed Building in Lansdown, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8972 / 51°53'49"N

Longitude: -2.0876 / 2°5'15"W

OS Eastings: 394070

OS Northings: 222072

OS Grid: SO940220

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.116

Mapcode Global: VH947.RKRZ

Entry Name: Rokeby Nursing Home

Listing Date: 1 April 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103831

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474958

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9422SW MALVERN PLACE
630-1/12/508 (North side)
01/04/82 Rokeby Nursing Home

GV II

Villa, now nursing home. c1834. Architects RW and C Jearrad.
Ashlar over brick with slate roof and ashlar party-wall and
ridge stacks. Domestic Tudor style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, that part to right on basement, 6
first-floor windows arranged 2:4. Right part is taller and
breaks forward with further central breakforward to this part,
crowning frieze and cornice with blocking course. Paired
windows throughout with central chamfered mullion, those to
ground floor have transoms with French windows with overlights
to left and casements to right, those to first floor have 1/1
sashes, all in chamfered surrounds; 3rd and 5th windows have
hoodmoulds. Loggia across left part and entrance has 4-centred
arched openings, arch to porch on corbels and with shaped
lancet lights. Entrance: 8-panel, part-glazed double doors and
shaped overlight in 4-centred surround and within porch has
rib-vaulted ceiling and further double, part-glazed shaped
doors.
Garden facade: 2 storeys, 4 first-floor windows. Right end
breaks forward and is gabled with kneeler and shaped copings.
Ground floor has canted bay to breakforward with 1:2:1 mullion
and transom windows and casements. Otherwise ground floor has
2-light mullion and transom windows with French windows and
overlights. 2-light windows to first floor have 1/1 sashes and
to breakforward are French windows and overlights under shaped
hoodmould and with shield. All in chamfered surrounds.
INTERIOR: open-well staircase has alternately embellished and
stick balusters and wreathed handrail; oval skylight to hall.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: remains of shutters to ground floor.
Abuts Aban Court, Malvern Road (qv) with which the garden
facade forms a continuous design.
HISTORICAL NOTE: part of the Lansdown development initiated by
Pearson Thompson.


Listing NGR: SO9406222075

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