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Oxford Parade and Attached Railings

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8961 / 51°53'45"N

Longitude: -2.067 / 2°4'1"W

OS Eastings: 395483

OS Northings: 221947

OS Grid: SO954219

Mapcode National: GBR 2MC.072

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.4L2V

Entry Name: Oxford Parade and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104401

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474889

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 St Luke and St John

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9521NW LONDON ROAD
630-1/19/474 (North side)
12/03/55 Nos.26-36 (Even)
Oxford Parade and attached railings

GV II*

Terrace of 6 houses, now houses and flats, and attached
railings. c1780-1820. Ashlar over brick with slate roofs where
original, brick party-wall stacks; iron area railings,
porches, verandah and balconies. Double-depth plan with
service ranges to rear.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with basement, and attic to right return,
18 first-floor windows (3 per house); the centre 2 houses
break forwards slightly. Ashlar detailing includes first- and
second-floor bands, crowning frieze and cornice with blocking
course. Ground and first-floors have 6/6 sashes where
original, taller to first floor; second floor has 3/3 sashes
where original; all in plain reveals and with sills; blind
boxes remain to No.30. Entrances to right (that to No 36 to
right return): steps to 6-panel doors (some part-glazed) with
lozenge frieze and fanlights with batwing and circle glazing
bars where original. Right return has mainly blind openings,
similar off-centre entrance. Right return has 5+2 windows.
Attic to right return, roof dormer has 2/2 sash.
INTERIOR: noted as retaining original joinery including
panelled shutters to some windows, otherwise not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spearhead area railings with urn finials
to stanchions signed 'Marshall, Cheltenham'; tent-roofed
porches to Nos 26, 28, 32 and 34 have openwork frieze and
scrolled lozenge motif; first-floor balconies to Nos 26, 28,
32 and 34 have embellished rods; first-floor verandah to No.30
has concave lozenge motif to balustrade and scrolls to
uprights, first-floor verandah to No.34 has scrolls; to No.36
the second-floor windows have tent hoods; to right return a
2-storey feature of porch and verandah above with similar
scrolled motifs. Railings across front and to sides of steps
have spearheads, with urn finials to stanchions. Some boot
scrapers remain.

Listing NGR: SO9547221959

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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