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

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History

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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: LBS

Sources

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

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