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Numbers 54 and 56 with Attached Walls and Piers and Attached Railings to Number 54

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.906 / 51°54'21"N

Longitude: -2.0649 / 2°3'53"W

OS Eastings: 395628

OS Northings: 223055

OS Grid: SO956230

Mapcode National: GBR 2M5.DRG

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.5C66

Entry Name: Numbers 54 and 56 with Attached Walls and Piers and Attached Railings to Number 54

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387599

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475574

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
630-1/7/708 (North side)
12/03/55 Nos.54 AND 56
with attached walls and piers and
attached railings to No.54
(Formerly Listed as:
PRESTBURY ROAD
(North side)
Nos.34-60 (Even))

GV II

Pair of semi-detached villas and attached railings and with
adjoining walls and piers. 1838-9. By Abraham Tyler, builder
who completed many houses in Pittville. Stucco over brick with
hipped slate roof and brick and stucco party-wall stack; iron
verandah.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement, 6 first-floor windows. First
floor retains shutter latches and has renewed Venetian
shutters. Stucco detailing includes first-floor band
surmounted by 3 Doric pilasters between central windows. 6/6
sashes throughout in plain reveals and with sills. End
entrances: flights of steps to 5-panel doors, the upper panels
raised and fielded, the lower panels flush, with side-lights
and divided overlights. Wide eaves. To rear: No.56 has
3-storey, single-bay range.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: continuous verandah has x-and-circle
motif to uprights and openwork frieze. Window boxes to ground
floor have X-motif. Area railings at left have X-motif and
arrowhead boundary railings with urn finials at left. Walls
approx 2m high to end of each house with shared pier abut Nos
52 (qv) and 58 (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. Shown as laid out
on Merrett's 1834 Map.
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: SO9562423053

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