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Numbers 24 and 26 and Attached Railings to Number 26

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8907 / 51°53'26"N

Longitude: -2.0839 / 2°5'2"W

OS Eastings: 394321

OS Northings: 221355

OS Grid: SO943213

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.FYS

Mapcode Global: VH947.TQPY

Entry Name: Numbers 24 and 26 and Attached Railings to Number 26

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387431

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475392

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 PARK PLACE
630-1/22/634 (East side)
05/05/72 Nos.24 AND 26
and attached railings to No.26
(Formerly Listed as:
PARK PLACE
(East side)
Nos.20-40 (Even))

GV II

Pair of semi-detached villas and attached railings to No.26.
c1832. Stucco over brick with hipped slate roof, central
stucco stacks and cast- and wrought-iron balconies, railings
and porches.
PLAN: main range with entrance bays set back to sides and
single-storey on basement end service ranges to rear.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement with attics, 6 first-floor
windows arranged 1:4:1. Stucco detailing to main range
includes pilasters at ends and centre to ground and first
floors with sunk panels, decorated first-floor band and ornate
crowning frieze (both with anthemion motif), cornice, frieze
and cornice; windows have tooled architraves. 6/6 sashes
throughout, those to ground floor are taller. End entrances,
flights of roll-edged steps to 5-panel doors with fanlights
with radial glazing bars. Wide eaves. Attic dormers have
casements. Rear retains 6/6 sashes; round-arched staircase
windows, that to No.24 with 6/6 sash with radial glazing bars
to head.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: porches have scrolled lozenge motif to
uprights and oval and openwork friezes. Individual balconies
to ground floor have double scrolled lozenge motif, a design
used at Nos 1-16 Clarence Square (qv) which was being
developed concurrently. Arrowhead railings to sides of steps
at right with bars and dogbars.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Park Place was developed by 1832.
Forms a group with and abuts Nos 20 and 22 (qv) and Nos 28-40
(even) (qqv).
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 34).


Listing NGR: SO9432421358

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