BANDSTAND APPROXIMATELY 200 METRES EAST OF MONTPELLIER ROTUNDA

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1103871

Date first listed: 14-Dec-1983

Statutory Address: BANDSTAND APPROXIMATELY 200 METRES EAST OF MONTPELLIER ROTUNDA, MONTPELLIER GARDENS

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Location

Statutory Address: BANDSTAND APPROXIMATELY 200 METRES EAST OF MONTPELLIER ROTUNDA, MONTPELLIER GARDENS

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 94559 21802

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History

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Details

CHELTENHAM

SO9421NW MONTPELLIER GARDENS 630-1/18/528 Bandstand approximately 200 metres 14/12/83 east of Montpellier Rotunda

GV II

Bandstand. c1895; restored with original colour scheme by Cheltenham Civic Society in 1994. Octagonal stone base with iron columns and balustrade; wooden and ribbed tester with coved section and scalloped board below moulded eaves; concealed peaked roof. Steps to south-east. Fluted columns to angles with acanthus caps and with balustrade between which has embellished panels of floriate scroll decoration with mask to centre, the design of which came from a pattern book (held by Ironbridge Gorge Museum) produced by the Coalbrookdale Company, Ironbridge: Ornamental Panel No.36. A similar design is found on the ironwork of Thirlestaine Court, Thirlestaine Road (qv), and The Savoy Hotel, Bayshill Road (qv). HISTORICAL NOTE: Montpellier Gardens was laid out for Pearson Thompson by JB Papworth in 1825-6. (Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham: 1975-1984: 48; Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham: 1993-; Colvin H: A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840: London: 1978-: 618).





Listing NGR: SO9455921802

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 475012

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Sources

Books and journals
Chatwin, A, Cheltenhams Ornamental Ironwork, (1975-1984), 48
Colvin, H M , A Biographical Dictionary of English Architects 1600-1840, (1954), 618
Sampson, A, Blake, S , A Cheltenham Companion, (1993)

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