Oriel Villas Numbers 1, 2 And 3 And Attached Railings / Oriel Villas

5 Jul 2004
Oriel Villas Numbers 1, 2 And 3 And Attached Railings, 1, 2 And 3 Oriel Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1XN
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Oriel Villas, 1 And 2 Oriel Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1XN
Oriel Villas, 3 Oriel Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1XN
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SO9422SE ORIEL ROAD 630-1/13/600 (North side) 05/05/72 Oriel Villas Nos.1, 2 and 3 and attached railings (Formerly Listed as: ORIEL ROAD (North side) Nos.1 AND 2 (Oriel Villas)) (Formerly Listed as: ORIEL ROAD (North side) No.3 (Oriel Villas))


Terrace of 3 villas, with attached railings to No.1 and attached area railings to Nos 2 and 3. Numbered right to left, described left to right. c1826-50. Stucco over brick with slate roof and end and party-wall stuccoed stacks; iron railings. L-shaped on plan, with Nos 2 and 3 to left return.

EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement, 5 first-floor windows (2:3), with return of 2 storeys on basement, 6 first-floor windows (3:3). Stucco detailing includes horizontal rustication to ground floor drawn into voussoirs over wide, segmental-arched plain recesses for windows which have sills and panelled aprons, and with wide channelled pilasters and voussoirs to door; first-floor windows have tooled architraves; moulded first-floor band surmounted by pairs of Doric pilasters to ends and between windows, surmounted by architrave, frieze and dentil cornice with blocking course and copings. 6/6 sashes throughout, those to ground floor have margin-lights; blind boxes to No.1; 8/8 and 10/10 sashes to basement. Central entrance to No.1 (below 4th window), flight of 6 renewed roll-edged steps to recessed 4-panel part-glazed door with overlights with lozenge glazing bars with margin-lights. Similar facade to left return; stepped between 3rd and 4th windows; stucco detailing as for front facade. Similar central entrances (below 2nd and 4th windows); flights of roll-edged steps to 3-panel, part-glazed doors. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: stick railings to sides of steps to No.1.

Arrowhead area railings have bars and dogbars; rod and central bobbin to railings to sides of steps and wreathed handrail. HISTORICAL NOTE: shown on Merrett's Map of 1834 although No.3

is not complete; adjacent houses are known to have been built in 1826: Nos 1-4 Oriel Terrace, Oriel Road (qv).

Listing NGR: SO9490822053


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0515 IOE Records taken by Brian L Crossley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Brian L Crossley. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Crossley, Brian L

Rights Holder: Crossley, Brian L


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