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NUMBERS 2 TO 34 AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS

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 2 TO 34 AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1104289

Location

NUMBERS 2 TO 34 AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS, 2-34, 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: 474605

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Details

CHELTENHAM

SO9523SW EVESHAM ROAD 630-1/6/310 (West side) 12/03/55 Nos.2-34 (Even) and attached area railings

GV II

Terrace of 17 houses, now houses, flats and hotel, and attached area railings (except to No.16). 1825-36. Built and completed to designs of William Jay. PLAN: entrances to right throughout. Nos 4 and 6, No.14 and No.22 break forwards. EXTERIOR: brick with stucco facades and slate roof, brick and stucco party-wall stacks; iron balconies, verandahs, window guards and railings. 3 storeys on basements, 17 x 3 first-floor windows; No.30 has attic. Stucco detailing includes ground- and first-floor plat bands, moulded second-floor band, full-height Tuscan pilasters between windows to No.2, Ionic to No.4, pilaster strips to No.6; stepped recessed panel to central windows of No 14; frieze, cornice and blocking course. Mainly 6/6 sashes (where original), some 2/2 horizontal-pane sashes, all in plain reveals, those to ground and second floors have sills. Roof dormer (to No.30) has casement window. Entrances: flights of steps (roll-edged where original) to 4- and 6-fielded-panel doors with sidelights and overlights. End returns have raised parapets, ramped upwards. Rear: many 6/6 sashes. Right return has blind openings. Right return has blind openings. INTERIOR: retain original joinery including panelled shutters; photographs taken in 1991 show No.12 as having embellished acanthus cornice and foliate ceiling frieze, and egg-and-dart pelmet, shutters; otherwise not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: area railings (missing to No.16) with alternate stick and ogeed trefoil heads and to sides of steps and across fronts with anthemions to stanchions except to Nos 4 and 16. First-floor continuous verandahs to Nos 2, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 and 24 have Carron Company double-heart-and-anthemion motif balustrades and scrolled uprights and openwork friezes; similar individual first-floor window balconies to Nos 4, 6, 8, 20, 28 and 32; and similar continuous first-floor balconies to Nos 30 and 34. No.8 has window guards with anthemion motif. HISTORICAL NOTE: built as part of the development of this area undertaken for Joseph Pitt in 1825-42. (Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 6).









Listing NGR: SO9521922961

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Blake, S, Pittville 1824-1860, (1988), 6

National Grid Reference: SO 95219 22961

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