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Latitude: 51.9039 / 51°54'14"N
Longitude: -2.0702 / 2°4'12"W
OS Eastings: 395263
OS Northings: 222824
OS Grid: SO952228
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.RD4
Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.2DDS
Plus Code: 9C3VWW3H+HW
Entry Name: Bilbrook House and Attached Railings
Listing Date: 5 May 1972
Last Amended: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388234
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476232
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52
Electoral Ward/Division: Pittville
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9522NW WINCHCOMBE STREET
630-1/10/1017 (West side)
05/05/72 Bilbrook House and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
(Formerly Listed as:
Includes: No.1 CLARENCE ROAD.
2 terraced houses and attached railings. c1831-2. Architect
probably John Forbes or WA Watson. Stucco over brick with
concealed roof and tall stuccoed party-wall stacks. Gothic
EXTERIOR: Winchcombe Street facade: 2 storeys and basement,
2+5 first-floor windows, with 2-storey porch to right.
2-window range at left breaks forwards. Stucco details include
hoodmoulds with labelstops to most windows, moulded crowning
cornice and battlements. Windows mainly have 6/6 sashes with
pointed panes to square heads; one 2/2 horizontal-pane sash;
French windows above door at left. Entrance to left
breakforward a 4-panel part-glazed door; entrance to right a
panelled door. Right return has 2 windows per floor: 6/6 and
1/1 sashes with hoodmoulds with labelstops.
Clarence Road facade: 2 storeys on basement, 1:4:1 first-floor
windows, that to left in recessed 2-lower-storey entrance bay,
that to right recessed. Mainly 6/6 sashes with hoodmoulds, one
blind window to first floor at left. Crowning cornice and
crenellations. Entrance to right in solid crenellated porch a
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: arrowhead dividing 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 architect John Forbes. A good example of
Classical articulation given Regency Gothic features.
Forms a group with Nos 2-7 Clarence Road (qv).
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 37,58;
Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
Listing NGR: SO9525722824
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