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Numbers 44 and 46 Benella and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Numbers 44 and 46 Benella and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387397

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475353

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
630-1/22/1035 (East side)
Nos.44 AND 46
Benella (No.46) and attached
railings

GV II

Pair of semi-detached villas and attached railings. c1830-50.
Stucco over brick with slate roof and brick end stacks; iron
railings. Regency Gothic style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement, 4 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
3-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 4-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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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