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Latitude: 51.8927 / 51°53'33"N
Longitude: -2.0792 / 2°4'45"W
OS Eastings: 394646
OS Northings: 221576
OS Grid: SO946215
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.94Z
Mapcode Global: VH947.XP5D
Entry Name: Number 35 and 36 Vine House (Number 35) and Attached Railings to Number 36
Listing Date: 5 May 1972
Last Amended: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387357
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475313
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 VILLAS
630-1/18/576 (West side)
05/05/72 Nos.35 AND 36
Vine House (No.35) and attached
railings to No.36
(Formerly Listed as:
Pair of houses, now flats, and attached railings to right.
c1824-8 with later additions and alterations. Architect
probably John Forbes. Stucco over brick with concealed roof
and stucco party-wall stacks with wrought-iron railings and
balconies. Double-depth plan with outer stairwells and outer
full-height service ranges to rear.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys on basement, 5 first-floor windows (3:2),
with blind entrance bay set back slightly to right. Stucco
detailing includes ground-floor rustication; tooled
architraves to ground- and first-floor windows. 6/6 sashes
throughout, taller to first floor; all in tooled architraves
and with sills. Basement has 3/6 and 4/8 sashes and C20 doors.
End entrances 5-panel doors with overlights with
INTERIOR: noted as retaining original features with joinery
including panelled shutters and marble fireplace (to right);
otherwise not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: individual first-floor balconies have
embellished rods with X-motif friezes and central scroll
panels. Lancet forecourt railings to right.
HISTORICAL NOTE: originally known as Montpellier Retreat, most
of the houses along the street were probably designed by
Forbes, who became architect and surveyor to the Pittville
Estate c1935-6. The railings are of a type common in
(Blake S: 'The Unfortunate Mr Forbes': Cheltenham Local
History Society Journal: 1989-: 7-27; Chatwin A: Cheltenham's
Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham: 1975-1984).
Listing NGR: SO9464221572
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