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Numbers 50 and 52 with Attached Walls and Piers and with Attached Railings to Number 50

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9059 / 51°54'21"N

Longitude: -2.0652 / 2°3'54"W

OS Eastings: 395613

OS Northings: 223044

OS Grid: SO956230

Mapcode National: GBR 2M5.DQD

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.5C28

Entry Name: Numbers 50 and 52 with Attached Walls and Piers and with Attached Railings to Number 50

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387598

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475573

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
630-1/7/707 (North West side)
12/03/55 Nos.50 AND 52
with attached walls and piers, and
with attached railings to No.50
(Formerly Listed as:
PRESTBURY ROAD
(North side)
Nos.34-60 (Even))

GV II

Pair of semi-detached villas with attached walls, piers and
railings. 1838-9. By Abraham Tyler, builder, who completed
many houses in Pittville. Stucco over brick with hipped mock
slate roof, brick and stucco party-wall stacks; iron verandah
and area railings.
PLAN: outer side hallways with service ranges to rear.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement, 6 first-floor windows, and
with single first-floor bay at left. Stucco detailing includes
first-floor band surmounted by 3 Doric pilasters between
centre windows. 6/6 sashes throughout in plain reveals and
with sills. Venetian shutters and S-latches to No.50. End
entrances: flight of roll-edged steps to 5-panel doors, the
upper panels raised and fielded, the lower panels flush, with
sidelights and divided overlights.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: verandah has x-and circle motif to
uprights with continuous openwork frieze. Area railings have
X-motif. Window boxes to ground floor at right have X-motif.
Walls approx 2m high, ramped down to piers, shared with Nos 48
(qv) and 54 (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. The villas are
shown as laid out but not built on Merrett's 1834 Map.
Nos 34-60 Prestbury Road (qqv) form a group of semi-detached
villas.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 23).

Listing NGR: SO9560923042

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