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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388200
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476198
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
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
SO9523SW WELLINGTON SQUARE
630-1/6/993 (East side)
12/03/55 Edenham and Westbury and attached
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
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 65).
Listing NGR: SO9522823137
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