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Numbers 12 to 20 and Attached Railings to Numbers 12, 13, 17 and 20

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8985 / 51°53'54"N

Longitude: -2.0742 / 2°4'26"W

OS Eastings: 394993

OS Northings: 222224

OS Grid: SO949222

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.Y4R

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.0JBY

Plus Code: 9C3VVWXG+C8

Entry Name: Numbers 12 to 20 and Attached Railings to Numbers 12, 13, 17 and 20

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386771

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474170

Location: College, 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 Mary with St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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630-1/13/222 (North West side)
12/03/55 Nos.12-20 (Consecutive)
and attached railings to Nos.12, 13,
17 and 20


Terrace of 9 houses and attached railings to Nos 12, 13, 17
and 20; numbered right to left, described left to right.
c1810-30: Nos 15-20 shown on 1820 map, Nos 12-14 on 1834 map.
Double depth plan with service ranges to rear. Ashlar over
brick with slate roof and tall brick and stucco party-wall
stacks; iron railings, with cast- and wrought-iron verandahs
to Nos 13 and 15, and balcony to Nos 19 and 20; ground-floor
window guards to No.16.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with basement, attic to No.15; 19
first-floor windows (2 per house, except No.12 has 3).
First-floor band. Mainly 6/6 sashes where original, otherwise
1/1, taller to first floor; some 8/8 sashes to basements, all
in plain reveals and with sills (those to Nos 17 and 18 on
feet). Attic dormers: mid-C20 casements. Entrances to right of
each house: flight of roll-edged steps (where original) to 5-
and 6-panel doors, some part-glazed, with fanlights (where
original with batwing-and-circle glazing bars).
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: No.20 has flattened spearhead forecourt
railings with urn finials to stanchions and an overthrow and
gate with decorative scrolls; otherwise area and boundary
railings have stick balusters, some embellished and with
panels of scrolled hearts; window guards to No.16 have rods
embellished with star and fleurs-de-lys. Nos 18 and 20 each
have continuous first-floor balcony with rods embellished with
flower motif; Nos 13 and 15 have verandahs with similar
balustrades and scroll and lattice motifs to the uprights.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Cambray Place was a wide avenue leading to
Cambray House, at one time rented by the Duke of Wellington
but since demolished and replaced by a mid-C20 block of flats.
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 23; Radford S: The Terraced Houses of Cheltenham
1800-1850: 1992-: 40-48; Merrett HS: Plan of the Town of
Cheltenham: 1834-; Post Office Map: 1820-).

Listing NGR: SO9498822227

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