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18, Park Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.891 / 51°53'27"N

Longitude: -2.0837 / 2°5'1"W

OS Eastings: 394335

OS Northings: 221381

OS Grid: SO943213

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.G03

Mapcode Global: VH947.TQSR

Plus Code: 9C3VVWR8+9G

Entry Name: 18, Park Place

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387429

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475390

Location: Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

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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630-1/22/631 (East side)
12/03/55 No.18


Villa. c1830-32. After JB Papworth. Ashlar over brick with
double pile, hipped slate roof. Double depth plan with central
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with basement, attic storey to rear, 3
first-floor windows. Ashlar detailing includes ground-floor
rustication and voussoirs over ground-floor windows, tooled
first-floor band; first-floor windows have tooled architraves;
end pilasters with incised tooling. First floor has 6/6
sashes; ground floor has tripartite windows, 6/6 between 2/2
sashes; basement has 8/8 sashes, all in tooled surrounds and
with sills, those to ground floor have tooling to sills.
Flight of 6 roll-edged steps to central entrance a
3-fielded-panel door (the lower panel with fluted surround)
with sidelights and cambered overlight with decorative
circle-motif to glazing bars, within Ionic porch with 2 pairs
of columns, architrave, frieze and pediment. Wide eaves. Left
return has 6/6 staircase sash with radial glazing to head.
Attic has 4/8 sashes. Rear retains some 6/6 sashes.
INTERIOR: noted as retaining original features including
open-well staircase with alternate stick and embellished
balusters; otherwise not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Park Place was developed by 1832. Verey notes
that 'this street .. consists mostly of detached or
semi-detached villas, nearly all with neo-Greek detail, and
some very much in the style of Papworth, who designed a house
for Captain Capel in Cheltenham.' He sites Nos 16 (qv) and 18
as most resembling this design.
(The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale
and The Forest of Dean: London: 1970-: 153).

Listing NGR: SO9433821379

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