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Latitude: 51.9058 / 51°54'20"N
Longitude: -2.0654 / 2°3'55"W
OS Eastings: 395596
OS Northings: 223034
OS Grid: SO955230
Mapcode National: GBR 2M5.DN7
Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.4CYB
Entry Name: Number 46 and 48 with Attached Wall and Pier and Area Railings to Number 48
Listing Date: 12 March 1955
Last Amended: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387596
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475571
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
630-1/7/705 (North West side)
12/03/55 Nos.46 AND 48
with attached wall and pier and area
railings to No.48
(Formerly Listed as:
Pair of semi-detached villas with attached wall, pier and area
railings. 1839-40. By Abraham Tyler, builder who completed
many houses in Pittville. Stucco over brick with hipped slate
roof (mock slates to right) and renewed brick party-wall
stacks; iron verandahs, window boxes and area railings. Double
depth plan with outer side hallways and service ranges to
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement, 6 first-floor windows. Stucco
detailing includes first-floor band surmounted by 3 Doric
pilasters between central windows. 6/6 sashes where original,
all in plain reveals and with sills. Venetian shutters and
S-latches to first floor. End entrances, flights of roll-edged
steps to 4-panel doors, the upper panels raised and fielded,
lower panels flush, with sidelights and divided overlights.
Roof has central raised and coped divide with kneeler. Returns
have 3 blind first-floor openings.
INTERIOR: noted as having retained original joinery including
panelled shutters to ground-floor windows.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: verandahs have x-and-circle motif to
uprights with openwork frieze, area railings to right have
X-motif balustrade. Window boxes to ground floor at left have
X-motif. Coped wall approx 2m high adjoins at right, ramped
down to pier.
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 Prestbury Road (qqv) form a group of semi-detached
villas and are shown as laid out on Merrett's Map of 1834.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 23).
Listing NGR: SO9559823037
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