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Barrowby House (Number 3) Suffolk Court (Number 4) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8942 / 51°53'39"N

Longitude: -2.0833 / 2°4'59"W

OS Eastings: 394364

OS Northings: 221746

OS Grid: SO943217

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.83B

Mapcode Global: VH947.VN07

Plus Code: 9C3VVWV8+MM

Entry Name: Barrowby House (Number 3) Suffolk Court (Number 4) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387947

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475941

Location: Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Park

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Leckhampton St Philip and St James

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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630-1/17/861 Nos.3 AND 4
12/03/55 Barrowby House (No.3), Suffolk Court
(No.4) and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.1-4 (Consecutive)
Montpellier House)


Terrace of houses, now flats, and attached railings. Numbered
right to left, described left to right. c1832. Ashlar over
brick with brick party-wall stacks and wrought- and iron
railings and balconies. Double-depth plan with service ranges
to rear, that to left has 3-storey service range, otherwise 1-
and 2-storey service ranges.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with basements and attics, 6 first-floor
windows. Between first and second floors are pairs of bands
with incised Greek key motif. Continuous first-floor sill
band. 6/6 sashes where original, with 3/3 sashes to third
floor; all in plain reveals. Entrances to left: flights of
steps to 6-fielded-panel doors with fanlights. Attics: gabled
roof dormers have 3/3 sashes. Rear retains 6/6 and 3/6 sashes.
Left return has 3 blind windows and a 6/6 sash.
INTERIOR: No.3 retains original plasterwork including bead and
reel moulding; some fireplaces; dogleg staircase with stick
balusters and newel post; arch on corbels to hall; joinery
includes 4-panel doors. Suffolk Court has dogleg staircase
with stick balusters and mahogany handrail, otherwise not
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: first-floor individual balconies have
rods and central ornate panels. Area lancet railings and to
sides of steps have spearheads and anthemion finials to
HISTORICAL NOTE: shown on Merrett's 1834 Map.
Forms a group with Montpellier House, Suffolk Place (qv).
(Merrett HS: Plan of the Town of Cheltenham: 1834-).

Listing NGR: SO9435121750

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