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1, CRESCENT PLACE (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9007 / 51°54'2"N

Longitude: -2.0772 / 2°4'37"W

OS Eastings: 394783

OS Northings: 222466

OS Grid: SO947224

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.X7V

Mapcode Global: VH947.YH78

Plus Code: 9C3VWW2F+74

Entry Name: 1, CRESCENT PLACE (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386861

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474273

Location: Lansdown, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown

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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630-1/13/275 (South side)
05/05/72 Nos.28-40 (Even)
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Nos.28-40 (Even))


Includes: No.1 CRESCENT PLACE.
Terrace of 8 houses, now shops with flats over. c1830-40 with
late-C19 ground-floor shop fronts. Stucco over brick with
concealed roof and brick and stucco end and party-wall stacks.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic at outer ends, 16 first-floor
windows including 1 to each angle, curved on plan, arranged
1:2:3:2:2:2:2:1:1. Stucco detailing includes horizontal
rustication to ground floor at left; No.30 has Tuscan
pilasters to ground floor at outer ends; second-floor stepped
plat band interrupted by Tuscan pilasters through ground,
first and second floors (except to Nos 28 and 30), continuous
entablature, blocking course to centre range, ramped upwards
to attics which have pilasters and entablature to left
(No.28), (otherwise missing), frieze and cornice to No.28,
otherwise low parapet and copings. First and second floors
have mainly 6/6 sashes, taller to first floor where there are
some 9/9, some 8/8 sashes to second floor; 4/4 sashes where
original to attic storey. Attics have 4/4 sashes, curved on
plan to angle, otherside blind and casement windows. Ground
floor: shop fronts boarded up at left, but with entrance to
left angle a glazed door; otherwise mainly C20 glazed shop
fronts, that to No.36 has 1930s leaded glazing to 'frieze'; 2
shop fronts to right are Victorian with pilasters and corbel
brackets to frieze and cornice. Entrance to right return a
4-panel, part-glazed door. Cornice over ground floor to right
and return. Right return: 3 first-floor windows. Horizontal
rustication to ground floor; aprons to ground-floor windows;
pilaster to end and first-floor band. 6/6 sashes, some blind
windows to attic. Entrance a part-glazed, 4-panel door.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: not shown on Merrett's Map of 1834. No.36 was
a greengrocer's shop in 1892. No.40 was the Great Western
Hotel from 1892 to 1957.

Listing NGR: SO9478722458

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