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Edenham and Westbury and Attached Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9068 / 51°54'24"N

Longitude: -2.0709 / 2°4'15"W

OS Eastings: 395219

OS Northings: 223139

OS Grid: SO952231

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.K6R

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.2B1M

Entry Name: Edenham and Westbury and Attached Area Railings

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388200

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476198

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
630-1/6/993 (East side)
12/03/55 Edenham and Westbury and attached
area railings

GV II

Pair of semi-detached villas with attached railings. c1838.
Builder probably Edward Billings. Stucco over brick with
concealed roof, stuccoed party-wall and end stacks; iron
balconies and railings.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with basement and attic, 6 first-floor
windows (3:3). End bays break forwards. Stucco detailing
includes 3/4 engaged fluted Ionic columns through ground and
first floors to ends of breakforwards, continuous dentil
entablature over first floor. Ground and first floor windows
have tooled architraves, except ground-floor outer windows
which are in round-arched reveals. 6/6 sashes throughout,
taller to first floor. 8/8 sashes to basement. Paired central
entrances in projecting porch with round-arched openings on
paired Doric pillars, cornice and surmounting balustrade with
latticework to balcony. Within porch are part-glazed doors
with sidelights and overlights.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: blind boxes to first-floor windows.
Individual balconies with Carron Company
double-heart-and-anthemion motif to first-floor windows. Area
railings and urn finials to stanchions.
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.
A robustly articulated neo-Classical design, one of the best
examples in Cheltenham of its type. All listed buildings in
Wellington Square form a good group around a central grassed
area.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 65).

Listing NGR: SO9522823137

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