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Number 2 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9008 / 51°54'2"N

Longitude: -2.078 / 2°4'40"W

OS Eastings: 394731

OS Northings: 222476

OS Grid: SO947224

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.X1C

Mapcode Global: VH947.XHT6

Plus Code: 9C3VWW2C+8R

Entry Name: Number 2 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104262

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474578

Location: Lansdown, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham, St Mary with St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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630-1/13/297 (West side)
14/12/83 No.2
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
John Dower House (Forestry
Commission) and No.2)


2 terraced houses, now offices and attached railings.
c1820-25, shown as laid out on the Post Office Map of 1820,
with later alterations. Stucco over brick with slate roof and
tall reddish-brown brick party-wall stack with cornice; iron
area railings.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys on basement, 3 first-floor windows. Stucco
detailing includes first- and second-floor bands; crowning
frieze, cornice and blocking course. Mainly 6/6 sashes, taller
to first floor and with sills; three 8-pane French windows to
ground floor. Basement has plank door and 3-light window.
Entrances: that to No.2 at left, flight of roll-edged steps to
double 4-panel doors in Doric pilastered surround with frieze,
cornice and blocking course. Otherwise entrance to return.
Right return: 3 storeys on basement, 3 first-floor windows.
The left end is taller. Plinth. Stucco detailing includes
first-floor band and continuous second-floor sill band at left
and centre. Off-centre left entrance: flight of steps to
6-panel double doors in pilastered surround with hood on
corbel brackets, overlight with sunburst glazing bars and
architrave above. 6/6 sashes to left, centre part has two
tripartite windows with 4/4 between 2/2 sashes; to right a
full-height canted bay with two 6/6 sashes to front between
2/2 sashes.
INTERIOR: retains original joinery including panelled
shutters, otherwise not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: lancet railings to sides of steps and to
forecourt, with urn finials to stanchions.
Forms a group with John Dower House, Crescent Place (qv) and
No.42, Clarence Street (qv).

Listing NGR: SO9472622478

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