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Douro Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Lansdown, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8955 / 51°53'43"N

Longitude: -2.0883 / 2°5'17"W

OS Eastings: 394019

OS Northings: 221891

OS Grid: SO940218

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.0W0

Mapcode Global: VH947.RMC7

Entry Name: Douro Lodge

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104266

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474582

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

SO9421NW DOURO ROAD
630-1/17/301 (East side)
12/03/55 No.1
Douro Lodge
(Formerly Listed as:
DOURO ROAD
Nos.1-6
Douro Lodge)

GV II

Villa now flats. c1830-50. Architects probably RW and C
Jearrad. Stucco over brick with hipped slate roof and iron
balconies. Square on plan, double depth with entrance to right
return.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attics and basement, 3 first-floor
windows. Stucco detailing includes moulded plinth; quoins to
angles; moulded first-floor sill band; windows have tooled
architraves, those to ground floor have cornice on consoles,
those to first floor are eared; moulded frieze. Entrance
facade: 6/6 sashes throughout, those to ground floor are
tripartite between 2/2 sashes; blind boxes. Central entrance:
solid porch has paired Ionic pilasters, frieze, cornice and
stepped blocking course; round-arched windows to sides with
keystones; central round-arched opening with keystone and
imposts, within double 4-panel part-glazed doors (the upper
panes rounded) with overlight and keystone in tooled
architrave. 3 attic roof dormers. Garden facade: 6/6 sashes
throughout with blind boxes, those to ground floor are taller;
pedimented attic roof dormers have 3/3 sashes. Basement has
6/6 sashes.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: continuous ground-floor balcony to garden
facade has X-motif balustrade.
Forms a group with Nos 2 and 3 (qv), Nos 4 and 5 (qv), and
No.6 (qv), Douro Road, of overall Classical design with
Italianate touches to the roof and dormers. The symmetrical
design consists of 2 pairs of semi-detached villas between
detached villas.

Listing NGR: SO9402221889

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