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Latitude: 51.9057 / 51°54'20"N
Longitude: -2.0657 / 2°3'56"W
OS Eastings: 395579
OS Northings: 223021
OS Grid: SO955230
Mapcode National: GBR 2M5.DL2
Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.4CTF
Entry Name: Numbers 42 and 44 and Attached Railings Walls and Piers
Listing Date: 12 March 1955
Last Amended: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387595
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475570
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52
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
SO9523SE PRESTBURY ROAD
630-1/7/704 (North West side)
12/03/55 Nos.42 AND 44
and attached railings, walls and
(Formerly Listed as:
Pair of semi-detached villas with attached area and dividing
railings and walls and piers to sides. 1839-41. By Abraham
Tyler, builder, who completed many houses in Pittville. Stucco
over brick with hipped slate roof and renewed brick party-wall
stack; iron verandahs, window boxes and railings.
EXTERIOR: stucco detailing includes first-floor band
surmounted by 3 Doric pilasters between centre windows. 6/6
sashes where original, taller to ground floor; all in plain
reveals and with sills. Basement has 6/6 sashes. End
entrances: flights of steps (roll-edged to left) to 5-panel
doors, that to right part-glazed, with sidelights and divided
overlights, all with margin-lights. Wide eaves. Roofs have
central coped divide and kneelers.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: tent-roofed verandahs have x-and-circle
motif to uprights, openwork frieze remains to right, X-motif
area railings throughout. Window boxes to ground floor have
X-motif. Arrowhead railings between houses. Walls approx 2m
high to sides ramped down to piers, that to left shared with
HISTORICAL NOTE: built as part of the development of this area
undertaken for Joseph Pitt in 1835-42, the general layout
being designed by the architect John Forbes. Nos 34-60 (even)
Prestbury Road (qqv) form a group of semi-detached villas.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 74-75).
Listing NGR: SO9557423020
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