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Numbers 6 to 14 and Attached Railings to Number 8

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9048 / 51°54'17"N

Longitude: -2.0696 / 2°4'10"W

OS Eastings: 395307

OS Northings: 222917

OS Grid: SO953229

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.KK9

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.2DQ4

Plus Code: 9C3VWW3J+W5

Entry Name: Numbers 6 to 14 and Attached Railings to Number 8

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387459

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475421

Location: Pittville, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Pittville

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


630-1/10/658 (West side)
12/03/55 Nos.6-14 (Even)
and attached railings to No.8


Terrace of a single and two pairs of quasi semi-detached
villas, (Nos 12 and 14 now nursing home) with attached
railings to No.8. c1848. No.6: Samuel Tovey, builder; No.8:
Jacob Baylis, builder; No.10 Thomas James, builder; Nos 12 and
14: Thomas Cantell, stone mason. Stucco over brick with hipped
slate roofs, end and central brick and stucco party-wall
stacks and iron railings and balconies.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basements, 3 first-floor windows each
with entrance bays set back: that to left has 2 storeys, 1
first-floor window; then 2-bay, single-storey entrances; and
2-bay, 2-storey range; altogether first-floor windows arranged
3:6:2:6:1; ranges to rear to No.14. Stucco detailing includes
tooled architraves to windows, those to ground floor have
cornices on console brackets; first-floor band acting as
raised cornice (with dentils) over paired entrances; between
paired houses a tall pilaster with sunk panel. First floor has
6/6 sashes throughout. Ground floor has mainly 2/2
horizontal-pane sashes, those to centre of pairs are
tripartite; to left are 6-pane French windows with overlights,
that to left has 2/2 sashes to sides, all in plain reveals and
with sills to first floor. Basement has 3/6 and 4/8 sashes.
Entrances: 4-panel doors, some part-glazed, with overlights
where original. Wide eaves.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: continuous balconies to ground floor have
ornate rods and scrolls. Spearhead forecourt railings to No.8.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Part of the Pittville Estate, the land
remained unsold at Pitt's death and was sold at auction to the
County of Gloucester Bank in 1845. Divided into 6 lots this
was then sold to Thomas Cantell, stone mason who built 2
houses and sold 4 lots to other builders. Originally known as
1-5 Clarendon Villas.
All the listed buildings along Pittville Lawn form a good
architectural group.
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 43; Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham:
1988-: 69).

Listing NGR: SO9530422917

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