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50 TO 60, GROSVENOR STREET

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: 50 TO 60, GROSVENOR STREET

List entry Number: 1104303

Location

50 TO 60, GROSVENOR STREET

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: 13-Mar-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 474670

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SO 95282 22310

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