50 TO 60, GROSVENOR STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1104303
Date first listed:
13-Mar-1955
Statutory Address:
50 TO 60, GROSVENOR STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
50 TO 60, GROSVENOR STREET

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 95282 22310

Details

CHELTENHAM

SO9522SW GROSVENOR STREET 630-1/14/361 (West side) 12/03/55 Nos.50-60 (Even)

GV II

Terrace of 6 houses, now flats. c1820-34. Stucco over brick, ashlar to left, with concealed roof. EXTERIOR/PLAN: 3 storeys on basements, 12 first-floor windows, with 2-storey, single bay set back to left. Double depth plan with left side stairhalls; second and right-hand houses break forward and are pedimented with Doric pilasters through first and second floors; ground floor (except to left house) breaks forward with Doric pilasters between windows to breakforwards (otherwise missing), the ground floor forming a 'loggia'. 6/6 sashes to left house with 3/6 to second floor; otherwise first floor has 6-pane French windows, with overlights with margin-lights in tooled surrounds, frieze and cornice (dentil remain to No.52); second floor has 3/3 sashes in tooled architraces and with sills; ground floor has 6/6 sashes where original. Basements have 6/6 sashes where original. Crowning frieze and cornice. Entrances to left of each house: flight of roll-edged steps where original to 6-panel doors with fanlight with batwing-type glazing bars to left otherwise overlights (some with margin-lights), entrance to left has distyle Ionic porch with architrave, pulvinated frieze and dentil cornice. INTERIOR: photographs (dated 1991) show that No.52 has double 10-panel doors with divided overlight, all with margin-lights, in panelled reveals; marble Regency fireplace and egg-and-dart cornice with ball ceiling frieze. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: renewed first-floor balustrades. Footscrapers to top of steps to No.50. HISTORICAL NOTE: Grosvenor Street apparently shown on Merrett's Map of 1834 as Gyde Terrace. (Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham: 1975-1984: 23).





Listing NGR: SO9527722309

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
474670
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Chatwin, A, Cheltenhams Ornamental Ironwork, (1975-1984), 23
Merrett, H S , Plan of the Town of Cheltenham, (1834)

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: 09 Feb 2001
Reference: IOE01/03013/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Ross. Source Historic England Archive
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