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Group of Five Drive Piers to Numbers 114 to 136

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8941 / 51°53'38"N

Longitude: -2.0755 / 2°4'31"W

OS Eastings: 394897

OS Northings: 221728

OS Grid: SO948217

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.B29

Mapcode Global: VH947.ZN3C

Plus Code: 9C3VVWVF+JQ

Entry Name: Group of Five Drive Piers to Numbers 114 to 136

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386723

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474119

Location: College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: College

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Luke and St John

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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630-1/18/174 (South East side)
14/12/83 Group of five drive piers to
Nos.114-136 (even)
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Drive-piers to Nos.114-136 (even))


Five piers to carriage sweep. c1823 with later C19 adaptation
for gas and late C20 restorations. North piers and northern of
the central piers are fluted cylindrical ashlar piers with
moulded necking and carved rams'-heads on moulding above.
Three are capped by iron tripods with tapering fluted
gasoliers. Only one pier at south end: fluted with swagged
masks in frieze and carved capping. The north piers are more
worn. The lamps were originally fitted for oil.
A significant streetscape feature, forming an integral part of
the setting for Nos 114-136 (even) Bath Road (qqv).
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 61).

Listing NGR: SO9490621717

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