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Numbers 2 to 8 Attached Railings to Numbers 2,4 and 8, Piers to Number 4 and Wall and Pier to Number 8

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8967 / 51°53'48"N

Longitude: -2.0676 / 2°4'3"W

OS Eastings: 395443

OS Northings: 222016

OS Grid: SO954220

Mapcode National: GBR 2MC.02G

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.3LSC

Entry Name: Numbers 2 to 8 Attached Railings to Numbers 2,4 and 8, Piers to Number 4 and Wall and Pier to Number 8

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387608

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475583

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: All Saints

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Luke and St John

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9522SW PRIORY STREET
630-1/14/717 (North West side)
12/03/55 Nos.2-8 (Even)
attached railings to Nos 2, 4 and 8,
piers to No.4 and wall and pier to
No.8

GV II

Terrace of 4 houses with attached area railings to No.2,
attached forecourt railings, piers and overthrow to No.4 and
attached area railings, wall and pier to No.8. c1820-34, shown
on Merrett's Map of 1834. Ashlar over brick, painted and
stuccoed to ground floor except to right; with brick
party-wall stacks, concealed roof and iron porches, balconies
and railings; brick right end wall with stone copings,
stuccoed piers, that to right ashlar. Double-depth plan with
side stairwells and 2-storey service ranges to rear. End
houses break forwards.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys on basement, 10 first-floor windows
(arranged 2:3:3:2). Detailing includes, to end houses:
horizontal rustication to ground floor and tooled architraves
to first-floor windows with frieze and cornices; full-height
pilasters with sunk panels to first and second floors to
breakforwards; crowning entablature with low parapet, that to
left has raised panels. First floor has 6/6 sashes, those to
end houses with margin-lights, otherwise tall 6/6 sashes;
second floor has 6/6 sashes to centre houses otherwise 8/8
sashes; ground floor has tripartite windows to end houses: 6/6
between 2/2 sashes with cambered heads where original,
otherwise 6/6 sashes. Entrances: 2 to left and 2 to right:
steps to 5-panel doors, the upper panels raised and fielded,
the lower panels flush, with sidelights and overlights, some
with margin-lights. Basements have 3/3 sashes. Rear retains
6/6 sashes. Right return has staircase sash, 9/9 with
margin-lights.
INTERIOR: retain original joinery including panelled shutters,
otherwise not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: First-floor balconies throughout have
Carron Company double heart and anthemion motif. Porch to
right end house has lozenge motif to uprights and frieze, with
tent roof. Area railings have X-motif to left and
circle-and-lozenge motif to right. Arrowhead railings to No.4
extending to coped piers with ornate overthrow. To right end,
wall approx 2m high x 3m long to pier, square on plan with
shaped cornice and capping.


(Merrett HS: Plan of the town of Cheltenham and its vicinity:
1834-).

Listing NGR: SO9544322016

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