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

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

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
475012
Legacy System:
LBS

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)

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: 10 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/04104/06
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