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Numbers 33 and 34 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8926 / 51°53'33"N

Longitude: -2.0793 / 2°4'45"W

OS Eastings: 394640

OS Northings: 221562

OS Grid: SO946215

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.93X

Mapcode Global: VH947.XP4H

Entry Name: Numbers 33 and 34 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387356

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475312

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

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

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9421NE MONTPELLIER VILLAS
630-1/18/575 (West side)
05/05/72 Nos.33 AND 34
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
MONTPELLIER VILLAS
(West side)
Nos.33-36 (Consecutive))

GV II

Pair of houses, now flats and attached railings. c1824-8 with
later additions. Architect probably John Forbes. Stucco over
brick with concealed roofs and stucco party-wall stacks;
wrought- and iron balconies and forecourt railings.
PLAN: double-depth with outer stairwells; outer service ranges
to rear, full height to left and 2-storey to right, with
further ranges.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys on basements, 6 first-floor windows (3:3).
2/2 horizontal-pane sashes where original; basements have 6/6
and 2/2 sashes and entrance at left; all windows in plain
reveals and with sills on feet with roll-moulded architraves
and scrolled shoulders. End entrances: flights of steps to
3-panel doors with sidelights and overlights, that to left
with margin-lights. Wide eaves. Rear retains 6/6 sashes.
INTERIOR: retain original features including (to right house)
dogleg staircase with stick balusters and lion-claw newel;
hall with modillion cornice. Otherwise not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: first-floor windows have individual
balconies with embellished oval motif. Lancet railings, those
to right have bars and dog-bars.
HISTORICAL NOTE: originally known as Montpellier Retreat, most
of the houses along the street were probably designed by
Forbes, who was architect and surveyor to the Pittville Estate
c1835-6.
(Blake S: 'The Unfortunate Mr Forbes': Cheltenham Local
History Society Journal: 1989-: 7-27).

Listing NGR: SO9463721559

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