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Grosvenor Youth Club

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8988 / 51°53'55"N

Longitude: -2.0705 / 2°4'13"W

OS Eastings: 395247

OS Northings: 222256

OS Grid: SO952222

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.Z77

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.2J8Q

Entry Name: Grosvenor Youth Club

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104304

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474671

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: All Saints

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham All Saints (Pittville)

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


630-1/14/362 (West side)
05/05/72 Grosvenor Youth Club


Baptist chapel, now youth club. 1817-19 for the Revd Thomas
Snow, with later alterations. Brick with roughcast front.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 5-window range. Central pedimented
breakforward, and swept parapets above recessed wings. Central
entrance has double part-glazed doors with overlight, between
2 recesses with casement windows. Band over, then continuous
sill band. Windows: round-arched 8/8 sashes with Gothic
glazing to heads. Continuous band above and 3 blind panels to
INTERIOR: noted as having segmental barrel-vault ceiling with
shallow dome lantern. Cast-iron gallery to 3 sides.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Built for Revd Snow after his removal from
Portland Chapel, North Place (qv) and used for Strict Baptist
Services until 1822 when Snow reverted to the Church of
England and so handed it over to Anglican trustees. In 1827 it
was sold to Congregationalists who re-opened it as 'Highbury
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
1993-: 53; RCHME: Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting-Houses:
Gloucestershire: London: 1986-: 76; Blake S: Cheltenham's
Churches and Chapels AD 773-1883: Cheltenham: 1979-: 9-10).

Listing NGR: SO9523822263

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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