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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1333241
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474622
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52
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
SO9522SW GLOUCESTER PLACE
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
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.
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