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Maitland (Number 18) and Upnor (Number 19) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9062 / 51°54'22"N

Longitude: -2.0728 / 2°4'21"W

OS Eastings: 395089

OS Northings: 223072

OS Grid: SO950230

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.JRD

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.1C22

Entry Name: Maitland (Number 18) and Upnor (Number 19) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388195

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476193

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Pittville

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9523SW WELLINGTON SQUARE
630-1/6/989 (South side)
12/03/55 Nos.18 AND 19
Maitland (No.18) and Upnor (No.19)
and attached railings

GV II

Pair of semi-detached villas and attached railings. 1836 with
later additions and alterations. Stucco over brick with hipped
slate roof, end and party-wall stuccoed stacks, iron railings
and verandahs.
PLAN: double depth with outer side hallways.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement and with attics, 6 first-floor
windows (3:3). Stucco detailing includes outer and party-wall
full-height pilasters which interrupts first-floor band,
further pilasters through basement and ground floors between
windows. Windows have tooled architraves. Crowning frieze and
cornice. 6/6 sashes, taller to ground floor, all in plain
reveals and with sills. Basement has 8/8 sashes. Flights of
roll-edged steps to outer entrances, elliptically-arched
openings with recessed 5-panel doors with sidelights and
overlights with lattice glazing bars. Attic roof dormers have
casement windows and 2/2 sash.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: ground-floor verandahs on plinths have
Carron Company double-heart-and-anthemion motif balustrades
and scrolled lozenge motif to uprights, with tent roofs.
Railings to sides of steps have stick balusters. Renewed
spearhead railings.
HISTORICAL NOTE: built as part of the development of this area
undertaken for Joseph Pitt in 1825-42, the general layout
being designed by the architect John Forbes. All the listed
buildings in Wellington Square form a good group, laid out
around a central grassed area.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 63).

Listing NGR: SO9509023065

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