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Novar and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9057 / 51°54'20"N

Longitude: -2.0705 / 2°4'13"W

OS Eastings: 395243

OS Northings: 223019

OS Grid: SO952230

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.KBD

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.2C7F

Plus Code: 9C3VWW4H+7Q

Entry Name: Novar and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104290

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474606

Location: Pittville, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Pittville

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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630-1/6/311 (West side)
05/05/72 No.36
Novar and attached railings


Villa, now flats and attached railings. c1832-4, for Lt-Col
William Munro of the East India Company; with later additions
and alterations including outshut to rear. Brick with stucco
facades and slate roof with iron railings.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with basement, 3 first-floor windows.
Stucco detailing (which continues to right return) includes
horizontal rustication to ground floor, first floor plat band
surmounted by Doric pilasters to first floor, paired at ends
and between windows, cornice; over second floor a cornice and
blocking course. Central solid entrance porch has paired Doric
pilasters, architrave, frieze and cornice with blocking
course, flight of 4 roll-edged steps to 6-panel door between
pilaster strips and side-lights and with overlight with
glazing bars, within solid porch with paired Doric pilasters.
Ground floor has tripartite windows with narrow 2/2 sashes
with lancet glazing to heads and margin-lights. First floor
has similar paired windows with margin-lights. Second floor
has 6/6 sashes. Basement has 8/8 sashes with margin-lights.
Right end stack with cornice. Right return has blind openings.
Rear has 6/6 sashes, some with margin-lights. Left return: 1
window deep; blind openings. Rear retains 6/6 sashes and 8/8
sash with margin-lights.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: ornate scrolled railings to sides of
HISTORICAL NOTE: built as part of the development of this area
undertaken for Joseph Pitt in 1825-42.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 67).

Listing NGR: SO9523723020

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