SANDFORD PARK HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1103818
Date first listed:
12-Mar-1955
Date of most recent amendment:
26-Nov-1998
Statutory Address:
SANDFORD PARK HOUSE, 39 AND 41, LONDON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
SANDFORD PARK HOUSE, 39 AND 41, LONDON ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cheltenham (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 95489 21840

Details

CHELTENHAM

SO9521NW LONDON ROAD 630-1/19/479 (South side) 12/03/55 Nos.39 AND 41 Sandford Park House (Formerly Listed as: LONDON ROAD (South side) Nos.39 AND 41 Sirsa House (No.39) and Horton House (No.41))

GV II

Probably originally 2 houses, now offices. c1820-30. Stucco over brick with concealed roof and iron balcony and rear porch. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys on basement, 11 first-floor windows arranged 3:1:3:1:3 (including three 3-window full-height bows); service ranges to rear. Second-floor band, crowning frieze and cornice with blocking course. 1/1 sashes throughout in plain reveals and with sills. Off-centre left entrance, 6-panel double doors with Doric columns in antis, frieze and wide fanlight. Rear: entrance has tent porch on web-motif brackets. INTERIOR: includes entrance hall at left with fluted frieze and dentil cornice; narrow open-well staircase with stick balusters and panels of scroll and quatrefoil ornament, wreathed handrail; carved tread ends. Otherwise not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: first-floor continuous balustrade has embellished rod motif with scroll panels and lattice frieze. Right return has set-back former Doric porch with pulvinated frieze and dentil cornice, now with sash windows. HISTORICAL NOTE: Chatwin notes railings with urn finials stamped RE and C Marshall, now missing. Shown on Merrett's Map of 1834 as Keynsham Place. (Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham: 1975-1984: 72; Merrett HS: Plan of the Town of Cheltenham: 1834-).





Listing NGR: SO9550021830

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
474894
Legacy System:
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Sources

Books and journals
Chatwin, A, Cheltenhams Ornamental Ironwork, (1975-1984), 72
Merrett, H S , Plan of the Town of Cheltenham, (1834)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 04 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/03270/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Ross. Source Historic England Archive
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