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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386661
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474057
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52
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
SO9522NW ALBERT PLACE
630-1/10/114 (East side)
05/05/72 Nos.2, 2A AND 2B
and attached area railings
(Formerly Listed as:
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
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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