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Abbotsdene and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8881 / 51°53'17"N

Longitude: -2.0566 / 2°3'23"W

OS Eastings: 396203

OS Northings: 221064

OS Grid: SO962210

Mapcode National: GBR 2MC.NVB

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.9SMY

Plus Code: 9C3VVWQV+69

Entry Name: Abbotsdene and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386605

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474001

Location: Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Charlton Kings

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Charlton Kings Holy Apostles

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


630-1/29/58 (South side)
14/12/83 No.6
Abbotsdene and attached railings


House and attached railings. 1798-1806. By Thomas Billings,
surveyor. Brick with render, slate valley roof, and iron
balconies and railings.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 3 first-floor windows to main range with
1-window range set back slightly at right, with range to left
at rear. First floor: 3 tall 6/6 sashes, 8/8 sash. Ground
floor: off-centre left entrance a 6-panel door with fanlight
and projecting hood; two 8/8 sashes, and to right a 2/2 sash.
Third floor: from left, 4/8, 2/4, 4/8 and 4/8 sashes. End
stacks with cornices to main range, and end stack at right.
First-floor main range windows have individual balconies.
Garden front of 2 storeys and basement, 5 first-floor windows.
Stucco. Horizontal rustication to ground floor. Blocking
course. 3-storey domestic wing to right.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: stick railings across front with urn
HISTORICAL NOTE: Thomas Billings was responsible for
developing The Park in Cheltenham.
(Paget M (ed), Charlton Kings Local History Society: A History
of Charlton Kings: Gloucester: 1988-: 86).

Listing NGR: SO9619521066

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

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