Numbers 47 To 57 With Attached Railings To Numbers 49, 51 And 55 And Walls And Piers To Numbers 47 And 57

12 Dec 2001
Numbers 47 To 57 With Attached Railings To Numbers 49, 51 And 55 And Walls And Piers To Numbers 47 And 57, 47-57 Portland Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2NX
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SO9522NW PORTLAND STREET 630-1/10/691 (East side) 12/03/55 Nos.47-57 (Odd) with attached railings to Nos.49, 51 & 55 and walls and piers to Nos.47 & 57


Terrace of 6 houses and attached area railings to Nos 49, 51 and 53 and end walls and piers. Numbered right to left, described left to right. c1820-50. Stucco over brick with slate roof and brick and stucco party-wall stacks; ashlar walls (stuccoed at left) and iron railings and window boxes.

PLAN: a symmetrical design with breakforwards to 2nd, 6th and 7th, and 11th window bays, pedimented to centre; double-depth with side halls and service ranges to rear. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basements with attics to rear, 12 first-floor windows (2 per house). Entablature with pediment to central breakforward. Ionic pilasters to ends of breakforwards with pair to centre. Stucco detailing includes rustication to ground floor drawn into voussoirs over windows.

6/6 sashes where original, those to ground floor have cambered heads, to first floor the centre 4 and left 2 are tall; all in plain reveals and with sills; several retain blind boxes. Basement has 5/10 and 10/10 sashes where original. Flights of roll-edged steps to 3 left and 3 right entrances: recessed 4-panel, part-glazed doors with sidelights, except to No. 51 are 4-panel double doors, all with overlights. Rear retains several 6/6 and 8/8 sashes; first-floor canted bay to No.57 has 6/6 between 2/2 sashes. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: arrowhead area railings and to sides of steps with spearhead finials to stanchions. Ornate window boxes to Nos 51 and 57. Walls to ends are ramped downwards to end piers, octagonal on plan with plinths and peaked cap at right (missing to left).

Listing NGR: SO9518822797


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0750 IOE Records taken by Lorna Freeman; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Lorna Freeman. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Freeman, Lorna

Rights Holder: Freeman, Lorna


Brick, Iron, Slate, Stucco, Georgian Terrace, Victorian Domestic, Multiple Dwelling, Dwelling, Terraced House, Monument (By Form), House, Gate Pier, Unassigned, Wall, Barrier, Railings