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Silwood (Number 107) and Attached Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8888 / 51°53'19"N

Longitude: -2.0886 / 2°5'18"W

OS Eastings: 393999

OS Northings: 221145

OS Grid: SO939211

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.DSZ

Mapcode Global: VH947.RS6D

Entry Name: Silwood (Number 107) and Attached Area Railings

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388101

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476099

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

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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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9321SE THE PARK
630-1/21/920 (North side)
05/05/72 Nos.107 AND 109
Silwood (No.107) and attached area
railings
(Formerly Listed as:
THE PARK
Nos.5 and 6 Park Villas)

GV II

Pair of semi-detached villas and attached area railings.
c1833-50. Stucco over brick with hipped slate roof, stucco
ridge stacks and iron area railings and verandah.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys on basement, 6 first-floor windows; with
2-low-storey, 2 first-floor window range set back to left.
Ends break forwards slightly. Stucco detailing includes
horizontal rustication to ground floor; first-floor band
surmounted by Doric pilasters between windows, crowning
architrave, frieze and cornice with blocking course and
copings; first floor end windows have cornices on console
brackets. Mainly 6/6 sashes throughout; range at left has
tripartite window, 6/6 between 2/2 sashes. All windows in
plain architraves and with sills. End entrances, flights of
roll-edged steps to recesses with Doric pilasters, within are
4-panel doors with sidelights and overlights. Basement has 6/6
sashes. Returns to ground floor have bowed breakforwards,
partly interrupted at left by extension. Rear has 2-storey bow
window to No.107 with 6/6 ashes, curved on plan.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: verandah across central 4 windows has
latticework balustrade and pierced timber uprights with
scalloped frieze. Area railings have X-motif.
HISTORICAL NOTE: The Park had been laid out by 1833 by its
owner Thomas Billings as an oval tree-lined drive with a
central park which for a short period in the mid-C19 became a
zoological garden. In 1839 the development was bought by
Samuel Daukes who continued the building. One of the principal
developments influenced by White's and Nash's schemes for
Regent's Park, (1809-11) London. One of the principal
developments influenced by White's and Nash's schemes for
Regent's Park, (1809-11) London.
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
1993-: 36,92).


Listing NGR: SO9399121151

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