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Lamp Post to East of Shelburne Road Junction

A Grade II Listed Building in Lansdown, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8948 / 51°53'41"N

Longitude: -2.1027 / 2°6'9"W

OS Eastings: 393031

OS Northings: 221813

OS Grid: SO930218

Mapcode National: GBR 2M9.37H

Mapcode Global: VH947.HMRS

Entry Name: Lamp Post to East of Shelburne Road Junction

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245389

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474866

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO92SW LANSDOWN ROAD
630-1/1/448 (North side)
14/12/83 Lamp post to east of Shelburne Road
Junction
(Formerly Listed as:
LANSDOWN ROAD
Pair of Lamp-posts to east of
Shelburne Road Junction)

GV II

Lamp post. Approx 70m east of railway bridge. c1901. Probably
moved from the Promenade where they were designed as 'Tall
Twins' to rise above the trees. Probably designed by the
Borough Engineer Joseph Hall and cast by Messrs Hardy and
Padmore of Worcester at a cost of »12.17.6d each. Cast-iron.
Square plinth with armorial bollards, shaped base enriched
with gadrooning, band of anthemion motifs, an amulet with
pigeons in relief. Base of shaft fluted and enriched with
twisted acanthus. Designed for electricity.
Forms a pair with lamp-post to east of Shelburne Road
Junction, Lansdown Road (south side) (qv).
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 66-8,70).

Listing NGR: SO9303121813

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

Description


CHELTENHAM

SO92SW LANSDOWN ROAD
630-1/1/448 (North side)
14/12/83 Lamp post to east of Shelburne Road
Junction
(Formerly Listed as:
LANSDOWN ROAD
Pair of Lamp-posts to east of
Shelburne Road Junction)

GV II

Lamp post. Approx 70m east of railway bridge. c1901. Probably
moved from the Promenade where they were designed as 'Tall
Twins' to rise above the trees. Probably designed by the
Borough Engineer Joseph Hall and cast by Messrs Hardy and
Padmore of Worcester at a cost of »12.17.6d each. Cast-iron.
Square plinth with armorial bollards, shaped base enriched
with gadrooning, band of anthemion motifs, an amulet with
pigeons in relief. Base of shaft fluted and enriched with
twisted acanthus. Designed for electricity.
Forms a pair with lamp-post to east of Shelburne Road
Junction, Lansdown Road (south side) (qv).
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 66-8,70).

Listing NGR: SO9303121813

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