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Westminster House and Attached Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8982 / 51°53'53"N

Longitude: -2.0737 / 2°4'25"W

OS Eastings: 395024

OS Northings: 222189

OS Grid: SO950221

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.YB0

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.0KK5

Plus Code: 9C3VVWXG+7G

Entry Name: Westminster House and Attached Area Railings

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386775

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474174

Location: College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

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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630-1/14/225 (South East side)
05/05/72 No.26
Westminster House and attached area
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Cavendish House Galleries)


Villa, now offices with attached area railings. c1810-1820:
shown on the Post Office Map of 1820, with later alterations.
Ashlar over brick, now stuccoed, with concealed roof and
renewed brick end stacks; wrought-iron area railings. Double
depth plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement, 3 first-floor windows.
First-floor band, eaves band and low parapet. Steps to central
entrance, 6-fielded-panel double doors with fanlight with
decorative glazing in distyle Ionic porch with architrave,
frieze, cornice and blocking course. Ground floor has
tripartite windows, 6/6 between 2/2 sashes in shallow-arched
recessed with fan ornament in tympana and aprons below. First
floor has 6/6 sashes in plain reveals. Second floor removed.
INTERIOR: renewed to ground floor, otherwise not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: area railings have X-motif.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Cambray Place was laid out as an 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.
A similar design to No.27 (qv).

Listing NGR: SO9502422189

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