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Latitude: 51.8941 / 51°53'38"N
Longitude: -2.0818 / 2°4'54"W
OS Eastings: 394468
OS Northings: 221727
OS Grid: SO944217
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.8HG
Mapcode Global: VH947.VNTC
Entry Name: Numbers 11 and 15 to 41 and Attached Area Railings to Numbers 11, 15, 17, 25 to 29, 37, 39 and 41
Listing Date: 12 March 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387328
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475283
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Leckhampton St Philip and St James
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9421NW MONTPELLIER TERRACE
630-1/17/548 (South side)
12/03/55 Nos.11 AND 15-41 (Odd)
and attached area railings to Nos
11, 15, 17, 25-29, 37, 39 and 41
Terrace of 14 houses, now houses, flats, hotel and office, and
attached area railings to Nos 11, 15, 17, 25, 27, 29, 37, 39
and 41; there is no No.13. Numbered right to left, described
left to right. 1820-34, shown on Merrett's 1834 Map, but not
on the Post Office Map of 1820. Ashlar over brick (some
stuccoed and painted) with slate roof, brick and stucco
party-wall stacks; cast- and wrought-iron balconies and
railings. Double-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys on basement, with 4-storeys to left (No.
11) and pedimented attic storey to No.39 with attic dormer to
No.41; 38 first-floor windows arranged
2:2:2:3:3:3:3:3:3:3:2:2:3:2:2. Pedimented house (No.39) and
house to left (No.41) break forward. Stucco detailing includes
horizontal rustication to right (No.11); full-height pilasters
with panelled recesses to breakforward (No.39); first- and
second-floor bands; crowning frieze, cornice and blocking
course. 6/6 sashes where original, those to No.39 have
margin-lights, all in plain reveals, those to ground and
second floors have sills. Attic to No.39 has cambered 3/3 sash
with margin-lights. Attic storey to No.11 has 3/3 sashes.
Entrances alternately to left and right, roll-edged steps to
6-panel doors, some part glazed, friezes either reeded or
latticed, and fanlights many of which retain batwing and
circle glazing bars, No.39 has overlight with margin-lights.
Basement has 8/8 and 6/6 sashes where original. Right return
has horizontal rustication to ground floor, 6/6 sashes, taller
to first floor, with 3/3 sashes to attic storey; tooled
architraves to first and second floors, first floor has frieze
and cornice. Central entrance has solid porch with Doric
pilasters, frieze and dentil cornice, double 6-panel door and
within a part-glazed door with overlight. Rear retains mainly
INTERIOR: noted as retaining original woodwork including
panelled shutters, otherwise not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: first-floor continuous balconies have
lozenge motif with central panel with circle motif to Nos
37-41; arcaded rod and lattice balustrade to Nos 23, 25, 27,
33 and 35; concentric circles to No.31; Nos 15-21 have scroll;
No.11 has Carron Company heart-and-anthemion motif. Left
return has first-floor individual window guards with Carron
Company heart-and-anthemion motif. Area railings: lancets,
X-motif and stick with bobbin; urn finials to stanchions.
Ground floor window boxes to No.35. Some scrolled
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 26-27,31; Post Office Map: Cheltenham: 1820-).
Listing NGR: SO9450521704
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