Pittville House

11 Jun 2006
Pittville House, 1 And 2 Wellington Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2AE
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SO9522NW WELLINGTON ROAD 630-1/10/983 (South side) 12/03/55 Nos.1 AND 2 Pittville House


Villa, now flats. 1826-7, possibly to designs of John Forbes.

Stucco over brick with concealed roof and end stucco stacks.

EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement and with attic storey, 3 first-floor windows. Double depth plan with central hallway and service range to rear. Central breakforward. Stucco detailing includes plinth surmounted by end Doric pilasters; central 3/4 engaged tetrastyle Composite porch with dentil and modillion entablature and blocking course surmounted by end Doric pilasters to breakforward; continuous architrave, frieze and cornice over first floor; second floor has pilaster strips to ends and to ends of breakforward, incorporated into crowning frieze and cornice with low parapet and copings. Ground and first floor windows have tooled architraves; outer bays have continuous first-floor sill band. Ground floor has 1/1 lugged sashes. First floor has 6/6 sashes. Attic storey has 3/3 sashes. Basement has 10/10 sashes. All windows in plain reveals and with sills. Flight of renewed roll-edged steps to central entrance, double 6-panel doors with overlight with margin-lights. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: built as part of the development of this area undertaken for Joseph Pitt in 1825-42, the general layout being designed by the architect John Forbes. (Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 68).

Listing NGR: SO9531122979


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1791 IOE Records taken by Helmut Schulenburg; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Helmut Schulenburg. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Schulenburg, Helmut

Rights Holder: Schulenburg, Helmut


Brick, Stucco, Georgian Villa, Agriculture And Subsistence, Land Use Site, Domestic, House, Dwelling, Apartment