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Barnfield and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9059 / 51°54'21"N

Longitude: -2.0739 / 2°4'26"W

OS Eastings: 395009

OS Northings: 223040

OS Grid: SO950230

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.JGQ

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.0CF9

Entry Name: Barnfield and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386854

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474265

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

SO9523SW CLARENCE SQUARE
630-1/6/269 (West side)
05/05/72 Barnfield and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
CLARENCE SQUARE
(West side)
Old Vicarage)

GV II

Villa. 1839-40. Stucco over brick with concealed roof and tall
end stucco stacks (2 each side) with cornices; iron railings.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows with 2-lower-storey
recessed service bay to left return and single-storey porch to
right return. Stucco detailing to main range: banded
rustication to ground floor; first-floor band surmounted by
end pilasters, architrave, frieze and cornice. 1/1 sashes to
ground floor; 6/6 sashes to first floor, with 2/2 sash to
service bay. Basement has 6/6 sashes. Entrance to right
return: flight of roll-edged steps to 5-panel door with
overlight in soled porch with banded rustication and
voussoirs, cornice and blocking course.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: railings with stick balusters to sides of
steps.
HISTORICAL NOTE: originally known as Clarence Villa and 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. Clarence Square
was laid out in the late 1820s, building began in 1832. The
Square was named after the Duke of Clarence, who became
William IV in 1830.
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
1993-: 30; Blake S: Pittville: 1824 - 1860.: Cheltenham:
1988-: 23,61).


Listing NGR: SO9500923040

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