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Oriel Terrace Numbers 1 to 4 with Mews Arch and Attached Railings

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8967 / 51°53'48"N

Longitude: -2.0746 / 2°4'28"W

OS Eastings: 394960

OS Northings: 222025

OS Grid: SO949220

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.490

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.0L29

Entry Name: Oriel Terrace Numbers 1 to 4 with Mews Arch and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387383

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475339

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: Cheltenham St Luke and St John

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9422SE ORIEL ROAD
630-1/13/601 (North side)
12/03/55 Oriel Terrace Nos.1-4 (consec) with
mews arch and attached railings

GV II*

Terrace of 4 houses with mews arch and attached forecourt and
area railings. Numbered right to left, described left to
right. 1826. Stucco over brick with concealed roof and brick
party-wall stacks; iron railings, first-floor verandahs and
rear window guard. Double depth plan with 2-storey ranges to
rear.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys on basements, 16 first-floor windows (3
per house except 4 to right). Stucco detailing includes
rustication to ground floor, drawn into voussoirs over arched
entrances; crowning frieze and cornice with blocking course.
6/6 and 2/2 horizontal-pane sashes where original, tall to
first floor, all in plain reveals and with sills; basements
have 3/3 and 3/6 sashes and C20 doors. 2 left then 2 right
entrances, flights of steps (roll-edged where original) to
6-panel doors (upper panels raised and fielded, lower panels
with fluted surrounds) in fluted architraves, with side-lights
and raised fanlights with batwing and circle type glazing
bars. Rear elevation retains 6/6 sashes (some with margin
lights) and 8/8 sashes; No.4 has first-floor bow window with
8/8 sash, curved on plan, in tooled architrave. Nos 1 and 4
have round-arched 6/6 staircase sashes with radial glazing to
heads, that to No.1 with margin-lights. Left return has 4
first-floor windows plus service range; 6/6 sash and blind
openings.
INTERIOR: retain original features, including to No.4 an
open-well staircase with stick balusters and wreathed
handrail; 6-panel doors, some with embellished panels and in
tooled architraves with cornices; panelled shutters;
plasterwork includes modillion cornice with acanthus to hall
and, to first floor acanthus cornices to front rooms; some
marble fireplaces. Otherwise not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: first-floor verandahs have Carron Company
double-heart-and-anthemion motif to balconies, 2 Gothic arcade
and 2 ornate scroll friezes with tent roofs. Bow to rear of
No.4 has window guard with elongated scroll motif. Scrolled
bootscrapers except to No.1. Area railings to Nos 1 and 3 have
scrolled double heart motif. Forecourt railings and gates to
Nos 1 and 2 have fleurs de lys to heads and urns inscribed
WHEELER. Nos 3 and 4 have arrowhead railings and gates with


acorn and double scroll finials, and with heart and quatrefoil
motif to hinge posts.
(The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale
and The Forest of Dean: London: 1970-: 144; Merrett HS: Plan
of the Town of Cheltenham: 1834-).


Listing NGR: SO9495322035

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