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Rodney Terrace and Attached Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8988 / 51°53'55"N

Longitude: -2.0749 / 2°4'29"W

OS Eastings: 394946

OS Northings: 222255

OS Grid: SO949222

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.XZG

Mapcode Global: VH947.ZJGQ

Plus Code: 9C3VVWXG+G3

Entry Name: Rodney Terrace and Attached Area Railings

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387776

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475768

Location: College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: College

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham, St Mary with St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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630-1/13/786 (North West side)
12/03/55 Nos.15-55 (Odd)
Rodney Terrace and attached area
(Formerly Listed as:
(North West side)
Nos.15-55 (Odd))


Terrace of 21 houses, now houses and offices, and attached
area railings. Numbered right to left, described left to
right. c1809-1820, shown on the Post Office Map of 1820 and
clearly defined as Rodney Terrace on Merrett's Map of 1834.
Stucco over brick with slate roof (mansard to No.17) and brick
party-wall stacks (where remaining); cast- and wrought-iron
railings and balconies. Double depth plan with side hallways.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basements and with attic to No.17; 63
first-floor windows (3 per house). Stucco detailing includes
first-floor band where original, continuous crowning frieze,
cornice and blocking course. Mainly 6/6 sashes where original,
some 2/2 horizontal-pane sashes and 4/4 sashes with
margin-lights; windows to ground floor are taller; blind boxes
remain to several windows. Entrances to right (entrance to
No.55 now blocked): flights of roll-edged steps where original
to 6-fielded-panel doors with overlights, mainly with
margin-lights. Basements have mainly 6/6 sashes and doors with
divided overlights. Attic has roof dormers with 3/3 sashes.
INTERIOR: original joinery remains including panelled shutters
to some windows; embellished architraves with incised Greek
key moulding and cornice; dogleg staircase with stick
balusters and wreathed handrail to No.51; otherwise not
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: area railings remain throughout, Nos 15
and 17 have Web design to balcony, probably supplied by Carron
Company; otherwise X-motif, stick balusters and lancets with
anthemion and urn finials to stanchions. To sides of steps are
lancet railings. Individual balconies and window boxes to many
first-floor windows have scrolled lozenge motif, embellished
rods with central oval with scrolled lozenge, and embellished
road with scrolled lozenge motifs. Nos 31, 33 and 35 also have
window boxes to ground floor.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Verey notes that Rodney Terrace existed by

(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 38; The Buildings of England: Verey D:
Gloucestershire: The Vale and The Forest of Dean: London:
1970-: 145; Post Office Map: Cheltenham: 1820-; Merrett HS:
Plan of the Town of Cheltenham: 1834-).

Listing NGR: SO9490222209

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