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6 to 16, Prestbury Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9046 / 51°54'16"N

Longitude: -2.0683 / 2°4'6"W

OS Eastings: 395393

OS Northings: 222893

OS Grid: SO953228

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.KW8

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.3DD9

Entry Name: 6 to 16, Prestbury Road

Listing Date: 8 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387585

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475560

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

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


CHELTENHAM

SO9522NW PRESTBURY ROAD
630-1/10/695 (North side)
08/06/83 Nos.6-16 (Even)

GV II

Terrace of 6 shops with flats over. 1830s: No.6 1833-4, Nos
8-16 1839-40; with later C19 and C20 additions and alterations
to ground floor shop fronts. Stucco over brick with slate
roofs and brick and stucco end and party-wall stacks.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys to left otherwise 2 storeys, 17+1
first-floor windows (3 to each house, that to right on curve).
Right end curved on plan. Second and right end buildings break
forwards. First-floor band. Crowning entablature except to
right and left; low parapet and copings throughout. 6/6 sashes
where original, all in plain reveals, those to right with
sills. Shop fronts, (from left): late C19 frontage with
central entrance a part-glazed door with fanlight and carved
decoration in the spandrels with pilastered architrave,
between 2-light, round-arched windows with fluted,
half-columnar mullions with foliate capitals. Two shopfronts
c1970s. No.12 has end pilasters, entrance a part-glazed
off-centre recessed door, window to right has fluted
half-columnar mullions. No.16 has original shop front which
follows curve of building, with fluted mullions, end pilaster
with acanthus corbels, frieze and cornice, off-centre glazed
entrance has ornate panel. Left return: No.6 has a 3-storey
bow facing Portland Street with similar arcaded shop-front and
a 2-bay extension to left.
INTERIOR: No.6: photos dated 1991 show embellished frieze and
cornice with anthemion to coving and grape frieze to ceiling;
central rose.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Originally known as Leamington Place. No.6
was occupied as a chemist's shop by 1839, this row of 6 shops
being the only commercial premises allowed on the Pittville
Estate.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 73-74).


Listing NGR: SO9540122900

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