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Numbers 19 and 21 and Attached Area Railings to Number 21

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.905 / 51°54'17"N

Longitude: -2.0688 / 2°4'7"W

OS Eastings: 395364

OS Northings: 222941

OS Grid: SO953229

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.KRT

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.3C5Z

Plus Code: 9C3VWW3J+XF

Entry Name: Numbers 19 and 21 and Attached Area Railings to Number 21

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387461

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475423

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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630-1/10/660 (East side)
12/03/55 Nos.19 AND 21
and attached area railings to No.21


Pair of semi-detached villas, now flats (No.19) and surgery
(No.21), with attached area railings. c1839-40. Possibly by
Robert Stokes, architect. For James Creed. Stucco over brick
with concealed roof; brick and stucco party-wall and left end
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with basement and 2-storey single entrance
bays set back to sides, 1 + 5 + 1 first-floor windows, the
central 3 windows break forward. Stucco detailing includes
horizontal rustication to ground floor of breakforward, drawn
into voussoirs over windows, also to ground floor of entrance
bay at left; first-floor band above rustication; tooled
architraves to first-floor windows and to outer windows of
main range to ground floor which also have cornices on console
brackets; continuous moulded frieze and cornice above first
floor (cornice missing at left); crowning frieze and cornice.
Ground and first floors have 6/6 sashes, taller to ground
floor; ground-floor windows at left have blind boxes; second
floor has 3/6 sashes; basement has 8/8 sashes; all in plain
reveals and with sills. End entrances: flights of steps to
4-panel doors with overlights, that to right in solid porch
with paired Tuscan columns, frieze and cornice with blocking
INTERIOR: noted as having retained original joinery including
shutters to windows; plasterwork includes moulded cornices and
ceiling roses.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: Spearhead area railings to return at
left. Balustrades to sides of top step have stylized heart
HISTORICAL NOTE: built as part of the development of this area
undertaken for Joseph Pitt in 1825-42, the general layout
being designed by the architect John Forbes. Originally 1 and
2 Berkeley Villas.
All the villas along Pittville Lawn form a distinguished
architectural group.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 70).

Listing NGR: SO9536722943

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