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Oriel Villas Numbers 1, 2 and 3 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8971 / 51°53'49"N

Longitude: -2.0756 / 2°4'31"W

OS Eastings: 394897

OS Northings: 222061

OS Grid: SO948220

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.42B

Mapcode Global: VH947.ZL31

Entry Name: Oriel Villas Numbers 1, 2 and 3 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387384

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475340

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
630-1/13/600 (North side)
05/05/72 Oriel Villas Nos.1, 2 and 3 and
attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
ORIEL ROAD
(North side)
Nos.1 AND 2
(Oriel Villas))
(Formerly Listed as:
ORIEL ROAD
(North side)
No.3
(Oriel Villas))

GV II

Terrace of 3 villas, with attached railings to No.1 and
attached area railings to Nos 2 and 3. Numbered right to left,
described left to right. c1826-50. Stucco over brick with
slate roof and end and party-wall stuccoed stacks; iron
railings. L-shaped on plan, with Nos 2 and 3 to left return.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement, 5 first-floor windows (2:3),
with return of 2 storeys on basement, 6 first-floor windows
(3:3). Stucco detailing includes horizontal rustication to
ground floor drawn into voussoirs over wide, segmental-arched
plain recesses for windows which have sills and panelled
aprons, and with wide channelled pilasters and voussoirs to
door; first-floor windows have tooled architraves; moulded
first-floor band surmounted by pairs of Doric pilasters to
ends and between windows, surmounted by architrave, frieze and
dentil cornice with blocking course and copings. 6/6 sashes
throughout, those to ground floor have margin-lights; blind
boxes to No.1; 8/8 and 10/10 sashes to basement. Central
entrance to No.1 (below 4th window), flight of 6 renewed
roll-edged steps to recessed 4-panel part-glazed door with
overlights with lozenge glazing bars with margin-lights.
Similar facade to left return; stepped between 3rd and 4th
windows; stucco detailing as for front facade. Similar central
entrances (below 2nd and 4th windows); flights of roll-edged
steps to 3-panel, part-glazed doors.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: stick railings to sides of steps to No.1.
Arrowhead area railings have bars and dogbars; rod and central
bobbin to railings to sides of steps and wreathed handrail.
HISTORICAL NOTE: shown on Merrett's Map of 1834 although No.3


is not complete; adjacent houses are known to have been built
in 1826: Nos 1-4 Oriel Terrace, Oriel Road (qv).


Listing NGR: SO9490822053

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