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Hopeholm number 31 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8983 / 51°53'54"N

Longitude: -2.073 / 2°4'22"W

OS Eastings: 395074

OS Northings: 222202

OS Grid: SO950222

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.YJF

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.0KY2

Plus Code: 9C3VVWXG+8R

Entry Name: Hopeholm number 31 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474128

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: College

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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630-1/14/186 (South West side)
05/05/72 No.31
and attached railings


Includes: Hopeholm WELLINGTON STREET.
2 houses, now flats and offices, with area railings. c1810-30.
Ashlar over brick with concealed roof; iron railings and
wrought-iron balconies with lead enrichments.
EXTERIOR: Bath Street facade: 4 storeys with basement, 4
first-floor windows. Ground floor rusticated with voussoirs to
openings; bands to all floors; frieze and cornice. Off-centre
right entrance: flight of renewed steps to mid-C20 double
doors with fanlight with decorative glazing, in channelled
reveals. Blind openings throughout, except above door are 2 x
6/6 sashes and 3/3 sash; basement has C20 door. Wellington
Street facade: rustication and bands continue as before.
Central entrance, 5-fielded-panel door with fanlight with
decorative glazing bars. Mainly 6/6 sashes, tall to first
floor; third floor has 3/3 sashes; all in plain reveals,
mainly with sills. Basement has 3/6 sashes and blocked
entrance. Blind service range fronts Bath Street at right.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spearhead area railings and gate continue
to sides of steps; stanchions with urn finials. First floor
continuous balconies to Wellington Street facade have
intersecting circle-and-rod motif. One window box to first
floor of Bath Street facade with bars.
It is possible, given the stylistically early date with which
the ironwork can be attributed (Chatwin), that this building
pre-dated 1820.
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 27).

Listing NGR: SO9507022201

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