OXFORD PARADE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1103817
Date first listed:
12-Mar-1955
Date of most recent amendment:
26-Nov-1998
Statutory Address:
OXFORD PARADE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 38 TO 48, LONDON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
OXFORD PARADE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 38 TO 48, LONDON ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cheltenham (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 95521 21914

Details

CHELTENHAM

SO9521NE LONDON ROAD 630-1/20/478 (North side) 12/03/55 Nos.38-48 Oxford Parade and attached railings (Formerly Listed as: LONDON ROAD (North side) Nos.38-48 (Even))

GV II*

Terrace of 6 houses, now houses and flats, and attached railings. 1816-17. Limestone ashlar over brick with roofs where original, brick and stucco party-wall stacks and iron balconies, canopied hoods, porches and railings with lead enrichments. Double-depth plan with some service ranges to rear; symmetrical design. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys on basements, attic storey to rear to central 4 houses; 18 first-floor windows (3 per house); the central 2 houses break forward. Ashlar detailing includes first- and second-floor bands, frieze and cornice. 6/6 sashes where original (taller to first floor) with 3/3 sashes to second floor; basements have 3/3 sashes; all in plain reveals and with sills. Entrances to left with that to No.38 to left return: part-glazed 5- and 6-panel doors with lozenge frieze and fanlights, with batwing and circle glazing bars where original. Left return: 5 first-floor window range; central similar entrance, above this a 6/6 then 3/3 sash, otherwise blind openings. Rear retains several 6/6 and 3/3 sashes. To rear of No.44 the service-wing is open to ground floor and supported on column cluster. INTERIOR: retain original joinery including panelled shutters to some windows, also original plasterwork including embellished cornices. No.44 has moulded cornices throughout ground and first floors with floral ceiling friezes; mainly 6-panel doors in tooled architraves with flowers to corners; double dividing doors between ground-floor rooms with fluted architrave and flowers to corners; some marble fireplaces; dogleg staircase has alternate stick and rod-and-bobbin balusters with wreathed handrail; archway in hall on corbels. No.48 has dogleg staircase with stick balusters and wreathed handrail; embellished cornices. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: area spearhead railings. Porches have open-lozenge motif to uprights and scrolled friezes with tent hoods. First-floor individual balconies have rod and star motif with central scrolled panel and lattice friezes;



canopied hoods (except to No.48) with lattice frieze. HISTORICAL NOTE: deeds of 1822 to No.44 show that the house was bought by Miss Polly Bull from Mr and Mrs Rowland Paul for »1,840. Forms a notable early terrace, set back behind an open garden, on one of the main approach roads to Cheltenham, and has `one of the finest examples of wrought ironwork in Cheltenham' (Radford). (Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham: 1975-1984: 22; Radford S: The Terraced Houses of Cheltenham 1800-1850: 1992-: 26-33; Rowe G: Illustrated Cheltenham Guide 1850: Cheltenham: 1845-1969: 74 ILLUS).







Listing NGR: SO9553121911

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
474893
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Chatwin, A, Cheltenhams Ornamental Ironwork, (1975-1984), 22
Radford, S, The Terraced Houses of Cheltenham 1880-1850, (1992), 26-33
Rowe, G, Illustrated Cheltenham Guide 1850-196974

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 08 Sep 2001
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