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Latitude: 51.8895 / 51°53'22"N
Longitude: -2.0827 / 2°4'57"W
OS Eastings: 394404
OS Northings: 221219
OS Grid: SO944212
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.G89
Mapcode Global: VH947.VR9W
Plus Code: 9C3VVWQ8+QW
Entry Name: 44 and 46 (Benella) and attached railings Painswick Road
Listing Date: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387397
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475353
Location: Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: Park
Parish: Non Civil Parish
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
Tagged with: Building
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21 December 2021 to update the name and address and to reformat the text to current standards
PAINSWICK ROAD (East side)
Nos.44 and 46 Benella (No.46) and attached railings
Pair of semi-detached villas and attached railings. c1830-50. Stucco over brick with slate roof and brick end stacks; iron railings.
EXTERIOR: two storeys on basement, four first-floor windows. The outer bays are wider, gabled and break forwards. Stucco detailing includes quoins to angles and to raised party-wall; ground-floor band, moulded first-floor band surmounted to centre by balustrade with concentric circle motif; windows have roll-moulded architraves ending in lower scroll. First floor has outer pairs of 1/1 round-arched horned sashes with similar single windows between; ground floor has similar triple windows. Flights of steps to central entrances with three-panel doors and fanlights, tooled arches over on acanthus corbels and with keystones. Low coped walls to either side of steps. Basements have three 1/1 sashes with chamfered mullions between.
INTERIOR: to No.46 has dogleg staircase with lion's paw to newel. Original joinery includes four-panel doors and dividing doors. Original plasterwork including moulded cornices. No.44 noted as retaining similar interior features.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: arrowhead railings to dividing boundary.
HISTORICAL NOTE: No.46 has been know as Benella since it was built.
Forms a pair with Nos 48 and 50 (qv); a similar design to Nos 7 and 8 Montpellier Grove (qv).
Listing NGR: SO9440521215
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