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Numbers 46 to 50 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.905 / 51°54'18"N

Longitude: -2.0721 / 2°4'19"W

OS Eastings: 395135

OS Northings: 222944

OS Grid: SO951229

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.JY9

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.1CDY

Entry Name: Numbers 46 to 50 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386852

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474263

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

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 St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9522NW CLARENCE SQUARE
630-1/10/267 (East side)
12/03/55 Nos.46-50 (Consecutive)
and attached railings

GV II

Terrace of 5 houses (now includes rest home, No.46 and guest
house, No.50) and attached railings. 1835-6. Stucco over brick
with concealed roof, brick and stucco end and party-wall
stacks; cast- and wrought-iron railings, balconies and
verandah.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with basements, 15 first-floor window
range (3 per house), end houses break forward. Stucco
detailing includes horizontal rustication forming bands
between windows to ground floor drawn into voussoirs above
openings and forming elliptical arches recesses above windows;
first-floor sill band; architrave, frieze and cornice with
blocking course. 6/6 sashes almost throughout, taller to
ground floor; basement has 8/8 sashes. Right entrances except
No.50 has left entrance: flights of steps (roll-edged where
original) to recessed 4-panel doors (some part-glazed) with
side-lights and overlights with diamond glazing-bars. Rear
retains 6/6 sashes.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: first-floor balconies (1 to each house)
have quatrefoil design; verandah to No.49 has similar motif to
stanchions. Railings to sides of steps have flattened
spearheads.
HISTORICAL NOTE: built as part of the development of this area
undertaken for Joseph Pitt in 1825-42 (the Pittville Estate),
the general layout being designed by the architect John
Forbes.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 63).


Listing NGR: SO9513722944

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