NUMBERS 18 TO 24 PRIORY PARADE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1104398
Date first listed:
12-Mar-1955
Date of most recent amendment:
26-Nov-1998
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 18 TO 24 PRIORY PARADE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 18 TO 24, LONDON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 18 TO 24 PRIORY PARADE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 18 TO 24, LONDON ROAD

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 95457 21968

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
474886
Legacy System:
LBS

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

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: 27 Oct 2003
Reference: IOE01/11570/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Harnwell. Source Historic England Archive
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