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Numbers 42 and 44 and Attached Railings Walls and Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387595

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475570

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

SO9523SE PRESTBURY ROAD
630-1/7/704 (North West side)
12/03/55 Nos.42 AND 44
and attached railings, walls and
piers
(Formerly Listed as:
PRESTBURY ROAD
(North side)
Nos.34-60 (Even))

GV II

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
No.40 (qv).
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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