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Bilbrook House and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Bilbrook House and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388234

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476232

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

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 Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9522NW WINCHCOMBE STREET
630-1/10/1017 (West side)
05/05/72 Bilbrook House and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
WINCHCOMBE STREET
(West side)
Billbrook House)
(Formerly Listed as:
CLARENCE ROAD
(South side)
Nos.1-7 (Consecutive))

GV II

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
style.
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
panelled door.
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:
1993-: 54).

Listing NGR: SO9525722824

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