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Walcot House (Number 2) and Melmerby (Number 4)

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8916 / 51°53'29"N

Longitude: -2.0852 / 2°5'6"W

OS Eastings: 394232

OS Northings: 221458

OS Grid: SO942214

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.7NP

Mapcode Global: VH947.TQ07

Plus Code: 9C3VVWR7+MW

Entry Name: Walcot House (Number 2) and Melmerby (Number 4)

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388147

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476145

Location: Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Park

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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630-1/22/950 (East side)
12/03/55 Nos.2 AND 4
Walcot House (No.2) and Melmerby


Pair of semi-detached villas. c1830-40. Ashlar over brick with
hipped slate roof, stucco and brick ridge stack; iron balcony
and railings.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement, 8 first-floor windows (4:4).
Central 6-window range canted forwards, and ground-floor
entrance bay canted forwards again. Ashlar detailing includes
horizontal rustication to ground floor surmounted by modillion
band and, to first floor of centre range are Doric pilasters
to ends and between windows; windows have tooled architraves,
those to ground floor with frieze and cornice. 6/6 sashes to
first floor, tall 9/6 sashes to ground floor; all in plain
reveals. Flight of roll-edged steps to central paired
entrances, 4-panel doors (that to left part-glazed) with
shared tristyle Doric porch and entablature.
INTERIOR: photographs dated 1993 show No.2 with swept
open-well staircase with rod-and-bobbin balusters. Ceiling
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: balcony to porch has scrolled lozenge
HISTORICAL NOTE: houses along Tivoli Road (then known as
Tivoli) are shown as laid out on Merrett's Map of 1834, with
some to the north end built.
(The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale
and The Forest of Dean: London: 1970-: 154).

Listing NGR: SO9423521451

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