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St Oswalds

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8914 / 51°53'29"N

Longitude: -2.0863 / 2°5'10"W

OS Eastings: 394155

OS Northings: 221435

OS Grid: SO941214

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.7D0

Mapcode Global: VH947.SQDD

Entry Name: St Oswalds

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388154

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476152

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: Cheltenham St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9421SW TIVOLI ROAD
630-1/22/957 (West side)
12/03/55 No.9
St Oswalds

GV II

Villa. c1830-34. Ashlar over brick with slate roof, right end
brick stacks. Regency-Gothic style. Double depth plan with
central hallway and with ranges to rear.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement, 3 first-floor windows and
with 2-storey range set back to right. Breakforwards to outer
windows. Stucco detailing includes octagonal end stepped
buttresses surmounted by castellated finials, castellated
porch with similar pillars and with buttresses to either side
of window above; hoodmoulds to outer windows; crowning frieze
and blocking course with central raised 'pediment'.
3-pointed-light windows in straight-headed surrounds, and that
to centre stepped and with cusped lights, with 2/2 sashes,
those to centre with margin-lights. Central entrance, flight
of roll-edged steps to studded 6-panel door. Rear has pointed
staircase window with Gothic glazing to head and casements
with margin lights. Right return has pointed window a 3/3 sash
with Gothic glazing to head.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: houses along Tivoli Road (originally known as
Tivoli) are shown as laid out on Merrett's Map of 1834, with
several to the north end shown as built. Verey sites St
Oswalds as an example of Strawberry-Hill Gothic.
(The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale
and The Forest of Dean: London: 1970-: 154).

Listing NGR: SO9415421440

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