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NUMBERS 18 TO 24 PRIORY PARADE AND ATTACHED 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 18 TO 24 PRIORY PARADE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1104398

Location

NUMBERS 18 TO 24 PRIORY PARADE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 18 TO 24, LONDON 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: 26-Nov-1998

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 474886

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Details

CHELTENHAM

SO9521NW LONDON ROAD 630-1/19/471 (North side) 12/03/55 Nos.18-24 (Even) Priory Parade and attached railings (Formerly Listed as: LONDON ROAD (North side) Nos.18-24 (Even))

GV II*

Terrace of 4 houses, now house to left and flats, and attached railings. c1820-30. Ashlar over brick with concealed mansard roof and brick party-wall stacks; wrought- and iron verandahs, balcony and area railings. PLAN: double-depth plan with side stairhalls and service wings to rear. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with basement, 12 first-floor windows, 3 per house. Rusticated ground floor with voussoirs over openings, first- and second-floor bands, crowning frieze and cornice. 6/6 sashes where original (to second floor), otherwise mainly 1/1 sashes, those to ground floor have cambered heads, all in plain reveals. Alternate left and right entrances: flights of roll-edged steps to 5-panel doors with Greek key motif to frieze and fanlights, that to No.20 has batwing and circle glazing. Left return has a 6/6 sash per floor, otherwise blind openings, floor bands. INTERIOR: noted as retaining original joinery including panelled shutters to most windows and tooled architraves; Nos 18 and 20 have moulded cornices and ceiling friezes; some narrow-open-well staircases with stick balusters and wreathed handrails, otherwise not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: first floor has Carron Company double-heart-and-anthemion motif balcony to left (No.18) and to other 3 verandahs. Similar area railings, and to sides of steps, but with lancet railings at left and right ends with urn finials to stanchions. HISTORICAL NOTE: the terrace appears on Merrett's Map of 1834, but not on the 1820 Post Office Map. A distinguished terrace in the Palladian tradition, particularly notable for the iron balconies and balconies. The terrace is set on rising ground a little above London Road, an important approach to Cheltenham (Radford S: The Terraced Houses of Cheltenham 1800-1850: 1992-: 99-105; Merrett HS: Plan of the Town of Cheltenham: 1834-).



Listing NGR: SO9545021977

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Merrett, H S , Plan of the Town of Cheltenham, (1834)
Radford, S, The Terraced Houses of Cheltenham 1880-1850, (1992), 99-105

National Grid Reference: SO 95457 21968

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