History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

1, 2 and 3, Gloucester Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.9008 / 51°54'2"N

Longitude: -2.0705 / 2°4'13"W

OS Eastings: 395245

OS Northings: 222478

OS Grid: SO952224

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.Z6J

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.2H85

Entry Name: 1, 2 and 3, Gloucester Place

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333241

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474622

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


630-1/14/326 (South East side)
14/12/83 Nos.1, 2 AND 3


Irregular terrace of 3 houses, now house with shop at left and
office at right. Numbered right to left, described left to
right. 1806-20. Stucco over brick with concealed roofs, tall
brick stacks to ends of Nos 2 and 3 (left houses) and iron
porches and balconies.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys taller and with basement to right, 8
first-floor windows arranged 3:3:2. Stucco detailing includes
first-floor bands to left and right; second-floor band and
crowning cornice to right. Mainly 6/6 sashes where original,
taller to first floor at right, all in plain reveals and with
sills. Central entrances to 2 left houses, otherwise to right:
one C20 door, centre door has 6 flush-panels, door to right
has 6 raised-and-fielded panels, all with fanlights with
glazing-bars. Further entrance to left a plank door. Blocking
courses with copings.
INTERIOR: retain original joinery including panelled shutters
to windows.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: porches to 2 houses to left and centre
have scrolled lozenge and anthemion motif to uprights and tent
roofs, that to right has scrolled heart motif and openwork
frieze. First-floor balconies have lattice-motif with central
scrolled panel to house at right (No.1), and 3 balconies with
rod-circle-and-scroll motif to centre house (No.2).
HISTORICAL NOTE: Chatwin notes that window guards at No.2 are
similar to those at Nos 103 and 105 London Road (qv) and Nos
4, 6 and 8 Montpellier Spa Road (qv); variations of the design
are found on less imposing houses on many of Cheltenham new
town's earlier roads.
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
1993-: 46; Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork:
Cheltenham: 1975-1984: 19,24).

Listing NGR: SO9524222471

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.