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Number 31 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9021 / 51°54'7"N

Longitude: -2.0782 / 2°4'41"W

OS Eastings: 394718

OS Northings: 222617

OS Grid: SO947226

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.PDS

Mapcode Global: VH947.XGQ7

Entry Name: Number 31 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387825

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475817

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown

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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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9422NE ST GEORGE'S PLACE
630-1/9/808 (West side (off))
05/05/72 No.31
and attached area railings

GV II

Includes: No.4 JENNER WALK.
Terraced house and attached area railings. c1805-20. Stucco
over brick with concealed roof, stucco party-wall stack at
left and renewed stack at right; wrought-iron balconies, porch
and area railings.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys on basement, 2 first-floor windows. 6/6
sashes where original, in plain reveals and with sills.
Entrance to left, steps to 6-fielded-panel door has fanlight
with Gothic glazing. Low parapet and copings. Rear has 6/6
sashes.
INTERIOR: has dogleg staircase with stick balusters and
wreathed handrail; 6-panel doors; simple cornices. 2 marble
fireplaces. Panelled shutters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: porch has delicate scroll motif with
Gothic arcading; elliptical first-floor balcony at right with
rod and central circle motif; this motif is found on several
balconies in St George's Place.
HISTORICAL NOTE: building along St George's Place commenced in
1805; originally known as Stills Lane, it was the only road
connecting the High Street with the Royal Well Spa before the
Promenade.
Nos 27 (qv), 31 and 33 (qv) St George's Place occupy a short
spur leading to Cheltenham Chapel, St George's Square (qv);
this stretch is now also known as Jenner Walk, in memory of
the Spa town's famous Dr Jenner, who lived at No.22 St
George's Place, since demolished.
Nos 31-37 (odd) (qqv) form a group.
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 19).

Listing NGR: SO9471722617

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