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Gate Piers Gates and Railings at Entrance to Drive of Pittville Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9093 / 51°54'33"N

Longitude: -2.0675 / 2°4'2"W

OS Eastings: 395454

OS Northings: 223417

OS Grid: SO954234

Mapcode National: GBR 2M5.63N

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.38VP

Plus Code: 9C3VWW5M+P2

Entry Name: Gate Piers Gates and Railings at Entrance to Drive of Pittville Park

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387481

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475444

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

Tagged with: Guard rail Gatepost

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Description


CHELTENHAM

SO9523SW PITTVILLE LAWN
630-1/6/677 (West side)
05/05/72 Gate piers, gates and railings at
entrance to drive of Pittville Park

GV II

Gate piers, gates, railings and low walls. c1830-40. Stone
octagonal pair of 'Gothic' gate piers with peaked caps approx
2m high, and smaller outer pair approx 1.5m high. Wrought iron
double gates have flattened spearhead bars and dogbars, ramped
down towards centre. Similar railings each side sweep down
above low stone wall to smaller pier.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Pittville was developed for Joseph Pitt in
1825-42, the general layout being designed by architect John
Forbes with the Park as its centrepiece. The gateway forms a
significant streetscape feature.
North-west of, opposite to, Nos 91 and 93, Pittville Lawn
(qv).


Listing NGR: SO9545723418

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