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NUMBERS 1 TO 11 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS TO NUMBERS 3 TO 11

List Entry Summary

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

Name: NUMBERS 1 TO 11 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS TO NUMBERS 3 TO 11

List entry Number: 1104288

Location

NUMBERS 1 TO 11 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS TO NUMBERS 3 TO 11, 1-11, EVESHAM ROAD

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Mar-1955

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 474604

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Details

CHELTENHAM

SO9522NW EVESHAM ROAD 630-1/10/309 (East side) 12/03/55 Nos.1-11 (Odd) and attached railings to Nos.3-11

GV II

Terrace of 5 houses and detached house (No.1), now flats, and attached railings. Numbered right to left, described left to right. 1834-7. Brick with stucco front facades and slate roofs, tall brick party-wall stacks with cornices; iron railings and balconies. PLAN: almost symmetrical design over terrace and house with 'central' pedimented breakforward (No.5); left entrances to terrace, and 2-storey service ranges to rear. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with basement, 20 first-floor windows altogether (3 per terraced house and 5 to detached). Breakforwards to Nos 5 and 7. Stucco detailing includes horizontal rustication to ground floor, drawn into voussoirs above windows; breakforward has 2 central giant fluted Ionic columns through first and second floors and 2 outer engaged Doric pillars; otherwise each house to either side has Doric pilasters between windows through first and second floors; No.1 has Doric pilasters through first and second floors; crowning architrave, frieze, dentil cornice and pediment throughout; No.1 has tooled architraves to first- and second-floor windows with cornices. Mainly 6/6 sashes and some 2/2 horizontal-pane sashes (where original), taller to first floor, all in plain reveals, those to No.11 have ground-floor blind boxes. Entrances: flights of roll-edged steps to 3- and 4-panel doors (some part-glazed) with overlights with glazing bars and margin-lights; No.1 has similar central entrance in tooled architrave with Doric porch. 3-window return to right has similar stucco detailing. Rear retains 6/6 sashes, some with margin-lights. INTERIOR: retain original joinery and plasterwork including to No.3: hall with acanthus modillions and fleurons to cornice and egg-and-dart frieze; narrow open-well staircase with iron alternate rod and embellished balusters, wreathed handrail; tiled hall floor. Otherwise not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spearheaded railings to sides of steps; railings with stick balusters between Nos 3 and 5; area railings have scrolled lozenge motif; first-floor balconies have X-and-quatrefoil motif, balconies are continuous to each house, except those to No.7 are individual; 2 similar individual balconies to first floor of right return. No.1 has



individual window guards to first floor with concentric circle motif and spearhead area railings. No.7 retains first-floor blind boxes. HISTORICAL NOTE: originally named Caledonia Terrace and then (1841) Blenheim Parade. Built as part of the development of the area undertaken for Joseph Pitt in 1825-42. (Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 68).





Listing NGR: SO9523722887

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Blake, S, Pittville 1824-1860, (1988), 68

National Grid Reference: SO 95244 22898

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