Numbers 68 To 82 With Attached Railings To Numbers 68 And 74 / 68-72 Fairview Road

14 Jun 2006
Numbers 68 To 82 With Attached Railings To Numbers 68 And 74, 68-82 Fairview Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2EH
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68-72 Fairview Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2EH
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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 FAIRVIEW ROAD 630-1/10/318 (North East side) 05/05/72 Nos.68-82 (Even) with attached railings to Nos.68 and 74 (Formerly Listed as: FAIRVIEW ROAD (North East side) Nos.68-72 (Even))


Terrace of 8 houses and attached railings to Nos 68 and 74. c1806-35. Stucco over brick with mansard slate roof to No.72, otherwise concealed; brick and stucco party-wall stacks with cornices; iron porch to No. 72 and railings and balconies. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and basements, with attics to No.72, 16 first-floor windows (2 per house). Stucco detailing includes rustication drawn into voussoirs over openings to ground floor of 5 houses at right (Nos 74-82); continuous first-floor band; 5 houses to right have tooled architraves to first-floor windows; continuous frieze, cornice and blocking course. Mainly 6/6 sashes where original and some 8/8 sashes; basements have 8/8 sashes where original. Entrances: 4 to left and 4 to right: 4- and 6-panel doors, some part-glazed, those 5 to left have fanlights (some blind, some with radial glazing), otherwise with overlights. Attics: c1900 roof dormers. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: first-floor individual balconies throughout, except to No.82, have rod-and-central-circle motif, rod-and-anthemion motif, lattice, and embellished rod and scroll frieze with central scroll panel motifs. Railings: those to No.74 have stick balusters to side of house and with X-motif area railings; lancet railings to left (No.68) extend for approx 2m. HISTORICAL NOTE: a complete terrace row of single-fronted early C19 houses. Fairview Road was developed from c1806; it occupies part of the open fields 'inclosed' by Act of Parliament in 1806 to enable their development as building land. (Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham: 1993-: 45).

Listing NGR: SO9540622526


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0914 IOE Records taken by Peter Harnwell; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Peter Harnwell. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Harnwell, Peter

Rights Holder: Harnwell, Peter


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