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Latitude: 51.8947 / 51°53'41"N
Longitude: -2.0757 / 2°4'32"W
OS Eastings: 394884
OS Northings: 221802
OS Grid: SO948218
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.40Y
Mapcode Global: VH947.ZM0V
Entry Name: Devonshire House lonsdale House and Attached Area Railings
Listing Date: 12 March 1955
Last Amended: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1103866
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475007
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: College
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Luke and St John
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9421NE MONTPELLIER DRIVE
630-1/18/522 (North side)
Lonsdale House and attached area
(Formerly Listed as:
Lonsdale House and No.89 (Devonshire
Includes: No.89 Devonshire House BATH ROAD.
Pair of houses and attached area railings, now hotel (left)
and flats (right). c1800-1820. Ashlar over brick with slate
mansard roof to left, concealed to right and wrought-iron
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with attic and basement and single-storey
entrance porch set back to right, 6 first-floor windows (3 per
house). Ashlar detailing includes horizontal rustication to
ground floor at left and at right forms arched recesses around
windows. 6/6 sashes where original, taller to first floor,
those to first floor at right (Devonshire House) have tooled
architraves to cornices. Second floor band; frieze and cornice
over second floor; crowning cornice over attic storey to
right. Roof dormers to left. Entrance to left has door with
overlight with glazing bars. Porch set back to right return
has steps to double doors and overlight with glazing bars
between incised Greek key pilasters, frieze, cornice and
blocking course. Rear: full-height extensions to each house.
Each has 3 tripartite sashes, 6/6 between 2/2, with further
3/3 between 1/1 sash to Devonshire House; otherwise mainly 6/6
sashes; windows to left, first and second floors have blind
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: area railings have cross-and-circle
motif; first-floor continuous balcony has rod-and-circle
Occupies an important site on the corner of Bath Road, one of
the main approach roads to Cheltenham town centre.
Listing NGR: SO9488721804
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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