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Latitude: 51.8933 / 51°53'35"N
Longitude: -2.078 / 2°4'40"W
OS Eastings: 394725
OS Northings: 221644
OS Grid: SO947216
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.9FJ
Mapcode Global: VH947.XNSY
Entry Name: Numbers 87 and 93 and Attached Railings to Left Return to Number 93
Listing Date: 12 March 1955
Last Amended: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387339
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475294
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: College
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
SO9421NE MONTPELLIER TERRACE
630-1/18/559 (South side)
12/03/55 Nos.87-93 (Odd)
and attached railings to left return
(Formerly Listed as:
Terrace of 4 houses and attached railings to left return of
No.93, some now flats. Numbered right to left, described left
to right. c1820-34. Ashlar over brick to right with stucco to
left and slate roof, brick and stucco party-wall stacks, iron
porch to No.87 and balcony divider (between Nos 89 and 91).
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys on basement, 12 first-floor windows (3 per
house) with single-storey entrance bay set back at left.
Windows arranged 1:4:2:4:1 with ends and centre set back
slightly. First- and second-floor bands. Crowning entablature.
Mainly 6/6 and 2/2 horizontal-pane sashes to ground and first
floors; 3/3 and 6/6 sashes to second floor; basement has 8/8
sashes; all in plain reveals and with sills. Paired central
entrances and end entrances: 2 roll-edged steps to
6-fielded-panel doors (with circles to lower panels), some
part glazed; 2 to centre have batwing and circle glazing bars;
that to left in set back solid porch with Doric pilasters,
frieze, cornice and blocking course, those to centre in shared
Doric porch with 3 pairs of columns and plain entablature with
blocking course. Rear retains several 6/6 and 3/3 sashes.
No.91 has full-height range to rear and prominent inscription
to front, ground floor facade: Edward Adrian Wilson/ Arctic
explorer/ born here 1872/ died with Scott 1912.
INTERIOR: noted as retaining original joinery including
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: porch has lozenge and scroll motifs and
frieze; divider has central scrolled circle. Area railings to
left return have bobbin heads and dog-bars.
HISTORICAL NOTE: No.91 was the birthplace in 1872 of Edward
Wilson, Antarctic explorer (statue on Promenade (qv)).
Listing NGR: SO9471221644
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