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50 to 60, Grosvenor Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8993 / 51°53'57"N

Longitude: -2.07 / 2°4'11"W

OS Eastings: 395282

OS Northings: 222310

OS Grid: SO952223

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.ZD6

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.2JKB

Entry Name: 50 to 60, Grosvenor Street

Listing Date: 13 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104303

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474670

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: All Saints

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham All Saints (Pittville)

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9522SW GROSVENOR STREET
630-1/14/361 (West side)
12/03/55 Nos.50-60 (Even)

GV II

Terrace of 6 houses, now flats. c1820-34. Stucco over brick,
ashlar to left, with concealed roof.
EXTERIOR/PLAN: 3 storeys on basements, 12 first-floor windows,
with 2-storey, single bay set back to left. Double depth plan
with left side stairhalls; second and right-hand houses break
forward and are pedimented with Doric pilasters through first
and second floors; ground floor (except to left house) breaks
forward with Doric pilasters between windows to breakforwards
(otherwise missing), the ground floor forming a 'loggia'.
6/6 sashes to left house with 3/6 to second floor; otherwise
first floor has 6-pane French windows, with overlights with
margin-lights in tooled surrounds, frieze and cornice (dentil
remain to No.52); second floor has 3/3 sashes in tooled
architraces and with sills; ground floor has 6/6 sashes where
original. Basements have 6/6 sashes where original. Crowning
frieze and cornice. Entrances to left of each house: flight of
roll-edged steps where original to 6-panel doors with fanlight
with batwing-type glazing bars to left otherwise overlights
(some with margin-lights), entrance to left has distyle Ionic
porch with architrave, pulvinated frieze and dentil cornice.
INTERIOR: photographs (dated 1991) show that No.52 has double
10-panel doors with divided overlight, all with margin-lights,
in panelled reveals; marble Regency fireplace and egg-and-dart
cornice with ball ceiling frieze.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: renewed first-floor balustrades.
Footscrapers to top of steps to No.50.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Grosvenor Street apparently shown on
Merrett's Map of 1834 as Gyde Terrace.
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 23).


Listing NGR: SO9527722309

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