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Numbers 5 to 11 and 15 to 19 and Atttached Railings to Numbers 5 and 9

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8913 / 51°53'28"N

Longitude: -2.0824 / 2°4'56"W

OS Eastings: 394426

OS Northings: 221423

OS Grid: SO944214

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.8D1

Mapcode Global: VH947.VQHG

Entry Name: Numbers 5 to 11 and 15 to 19 and Atttached Railings to Numbers 5 and 9

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387396

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475352

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Park

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

SO9421SW PAINSWICK ROAD
630-1/22/609 (West side)
12/03/55 Nos.5-11 AND 15-19 (Odd)
and attached railings to Nos.5 and 9
(Formerly Listed as:
PAINSWICK ROAD
(West side)
Nos.5-19 (Odd))

II

Terrace of 7 houses with attached railings to Nos 5 and 9 (no
No.13). c1835. Ashlar over brick with concealed roof and
wrought- and iron window-guards and railings.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys on basement, 18 first-floor windows, 3 per
house. Off-centre right 5-window breakforward. Ashlar
detailing includes horizontal rustication to ground floor,
first-floor band surmounted to end 3-window ranges by Doric
pilasters (to ends and between windows) and Ionic pilaster to
breakforward (to ends and between windows), continuous
architrave, frieze, cornice and blocking course. Mainly 6/6
sashes where original, those to first floor are taller and in
tooled architraves; ground floor windows (except to 2 outer
houses) have tripartite windows with 6/6 or 2/2 between 2/2
sashes where original. Basements have some 3/3 sashes.
Entrances: flights of steps (roll-edged where original) to
mainly 4-panel doors with sidelights and overlights, those to
ends are set back in solid single-storey porches with Doric
pilasters, frieze, cornice and low parapet with central panel;
otherwise left and centre entrances. Returns have end
pilasters and central slight recess with pediment.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: first-floor window guards have lattice
motif. Ground-floor window box to No.11 has scroll motif. Area
railings to left have X-motif. Railings to sides of steps to
No.9 have embellished rods.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Painswick Road was laid out by Charles Baker
to connect Cheltenham with Painswick, following and Act of
1820.
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 35; Gloucestershire Society for Industrial
Archaeology Journal: Garrett JV: Charles Baker of Painswick
and Cheltenham: 1989-).


Listing NGR: SO9441921406

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