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Numbers 8 to 30 and Attached Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.904 / 51°54'14"N

Longitude: -2.0679 / 2°4'4"W

OS Eastings: 395425

OS Northings: 222834

OS Grid: SO954228

Mapcode National: GBR 2M5.L01

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.3DNQ

Entry Name: Numbers 8 to 30 and Attached Area Railings

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386664

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474060

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
630-1/10/117 (East side)
05/05/72 Nos.8-30 (Even)
and attached area railings
(Formerly Listed as:
ALBERT PLACE
(East side)
Nos.2-30 (Even))

GV II

Irregular terrace of 12 houses and attached railings. Laid out
c1827 for Joseph Hughes. Ashlar and stucco, over brick with
slate and mock-slate roofs; brick and stucco party-wall
stacks. Double depth plan with transverse dogleg staircase,
No.18 has full-height service range to rear.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with basements, all except Nos 18-24 have
attics to rear, 35-first-floor window range (2 to No.28,
otherwise 3 per house). 6/6 sashes throughout (except Nos 14
and 30 have 2 x 1/1 sashes to ground floor), all in plain
reveals and with sills; Nos 10 and 22 have some blind
openings; No.8 has blind boxes; No.28 has floating cornice to
ground floor. Entrances to left: flights of steps (mainly
roll-edged) to mainly 6-panel doors mainly with fanlights with
batwing-and-circle type glazing-bars where original, in
round-arched reveals, except No.28 has overlight; No.18 has
Ionic pilastered surround and broken pediment. Detailing
includes: 3 continuous incised first-floor bands except to Nos
6 and 28; end pilasters with decorative capitals; continuous
frieze and cornice, blocking course; No.30 has balustrade
surmounted by urns. Rear has 8/8, 6/6 and 3/6 sashes where
original; Nos 12, 20 and 26 have tall staircase window with
margin-lights. Rear retains 8/8, 6/6 and 3/6 sashes where
original.
INTERIOR: original joinery includes panelled shutters to some
windows, otherwise not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: area railings and to sides of steps have
bars and dog-bars, arrow- and spearheaded; some anthemion
finials.
Formerly the north side of Portland Square.
Abuts and forms a group with Nos 2, 4, and 6, Albert Place
(qqv) and Nos 35 and 37 Prestbury Road (qv).
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
1993-: 46; Radford S: The Terraced Houses of Cheltenham
1800-1850: 1992-: 93-8).

Listing NGR: SO9542722830

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