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Numbers 2, 2a and 2b and Attached Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9044 / 51°54'16"N

Longitude: -2.0677 / 2°4'3"W

OS Eastings: 395436

OS Northings: 222880

OS Grid: SO954228

Mapcode National: GBR 2M5.D35

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.3DQD

Entry Name: Numbers 2, 2a and 2b and Attached Area Railings

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386661

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474057

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Pittville

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

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9522NW ALBERT PLACE
630-1/10/114 (East side)
05/05/72 Nos.2, 2A AND 2B
and attached area railings
(Formerly Listed as:
ALBERT PLACE
(East side)
Nos.2-30 (Even))

GV II

Terraced house, now flats, and attached area railings. c1827,
probably laid out for John Hughes, with later additions and
alterations. Ashlar over brick with slate roof, tall stuccoed
brick end stacks with cornices and iron railings. Double-depth
plan with central hallway.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement, 5 first-floor windows. Ashlar
detailing includes 3 incised lines at fist floor; crowning
frieze and cornice with blocking course; pilasters to sides of
door have incised Greek key motif and open pediment. To left
at ground and first floor and to centre, first floor are blind
openings, otherwise 6/6 sashes, all in plain reveals and with
sills. Central entrance, flight of 5 steps to 5-panel door
(upper panels raised and fielded) with fanlight with batwing
and circle type glazing bars.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: area railings and to sides of steps have
arrowhead bars and dogbars with anthemions to stanchions.
HISTORICAL NOTE: formerly part of the north side of Portland
Square.
Forms a group with Nos 4 (qv), 6 (qv) and 8-30 (even) (qv),
Albert Place and Nos 37 and 39 Prestbury Road (qv).
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
1993-: 37; Radford S: The Terraced Houses of Cheltenham
1800-1850: 1992-: 93-98).


Listing NGR: SO9543722878

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