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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387598
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475573
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
630-1/7/707 (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:
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
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 23).
Listing NGR: SO9560923042
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