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Alexander House (Number 16) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8907 / 51°53'26"N

Longitude: -2.0861 / 2°5'9"W

OS Eastings: 394172

OS Northings: 221355

OS Grid: SO941213

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.FD8

Mapcode Global: VH947.SQJY

Entry Name: Alexander House (Number 16) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388176

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476174

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

SO9421SW TIVOLI ROAD
630-1/22/961 (East side)
12/03/55 Nos.14 AND 16
Alexander House (No.16), and
attached railings

GV II

Pair of semi-detached villas and attached railings. c1834-40
with later additions and alterations. Stucco over brick with
hipped slate roof to main range and stucco party-wall stacks;
iron railings and balconies.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basements, 6 first-floor windows (3:3)
with single-tall-storey, 2-bay range to right. Stucco
detailing includes ground-floor band surmounted by Doric
pilasters between windows, paired to party-wall, surmounted by
shaped frieze forming wide, segmental-arched openings over
windows; projecting outer porches have similar Doric pilasters
and entablature, the cornice of which forms part of the
moulded first-floor string course and is surmounted by similar
pilasters to ends and between windows, paired to party-wall.
Wide eaves. Range to right has plinth surmounted by outer and
central Doric pilasters, entablature and blocking course; 2
blind openings. Main range has 6/6 sashes, taller to ground
floor, with 6/6 and 8/8 sashes to basement. End entrances,
flights of 9 roll-edged steps to 3-panel doors with sidelights
and overlights.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: railings to sides of steps have stick
balusters; ground-floor balconies have embellished oval motif.
HISTORICAL NOTE: houses on Tivoli Road (originally known as
Tivoli) are shown as laid out on Merrett's Map of 1834.
(The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale
and The Forest of Dean: London: 1970-: 154).


Listing NGR: SO9418021358

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