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Latitude: 51.9008 / 51°54'2"N
Longitude: -2.078 / 2°4'40"W
OS Eastings: 394731
OS Northings: 222476
OS Grid: SO947224
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.X1C
Mapcode Global: VH947.XHT6
Entry Name: Number 2 and Attached Railings
Listing Date: 14 December 1983
Last Amended: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104262
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474578
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham, St Mary with St Matthew
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9422SE CRESCENT PLACE
630-1/13/297 (West side)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
John Dower House (Forestry
Commission) and No.2)
2 terraced houses, now offices and attached railings.
c1820-25, shown as laid out on the Post Office Map of 1820,
with later alterations. Stucco over brick with slate roof and
tall reddish-brown brick party-wall stack with cornice; iron
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys on basement, 3 first-floor windows. Stucco
detailing includes first- and second-floor bands; crowning
frieze, cornice and blocking course. Mainly 6/6 sashes, taller
to first floor and with sills; three 8-pane French windows to
ground floor. Basement has plank door and 3-light window.
Entrances: that to No.2 at left, flight of roll-edged steps to
double 4-panel doors in Doric pilastered surround with frieze,
cornice and blocking course. Otherwise entrance to return.
Right return: 3 storeys on basement, 3 first-floor windows.
The left end is taller. Plinth. Stucco detailing includes
first-floor band and continuous second-floor sill band at left
and centre. Off-centre left entrance: flight of steps to
6-panel double doors in pilastered surround with hood on
corbel brackets, overlight with sunburst glazing bars and
architrave above. 6/6 sashes to left, centre part has two
tripartite windows with 4/4 between 2/2 sashes; to right a
full-height canted bay with two 6/6 sashes to front between
INTERIOR: retains original joinery including panelled
shutters, otherwise not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: lancet railings to sides of steps and to
forecourt, with urn finials to stanchions.
Forms a group with John Dower House, Crescent Place (qv) and
No.42, Clarence Street (qv).
Listing NGR: SO9472622478
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