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38 40 and 42, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8975 / 51°53'50"N

Longitude: -2.0708 / 2°4'15"W

OS Eastings: 395221

OS Northings: 222107

OS Grid: SO952221

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.Z53

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.2K2R

Entry Name: 38 40 and 42, High Street

Listing Date: 4 April 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474753

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: College

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Luke and St John

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9522SW HIGH STREET
630-1/14/1027 (South West side)
04/04/96 Nos.38, 40 AND 42

GV II

3 terraced houses, now shops. Early C19 with later additions
and alterations including mid-C19 ground-floor shop fronts.
Stucco over brick with concealed roof and brick party-wall
stacks with oversailing courses.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 9 first-floor windows (3 per house).
First floor has 6/6 sashes where original, those to left house
are taller, otherwise with sills; second floor has 3/3 sashes
with sills; all windows in plain reveals. Ground floor shop
fronts project; all on plinths, those two to right are
panelled; glazed shop windows with slender mullions, to right
a frieze with oval glazing; continuous frieze and dentil
cornice, two to right retain corbel brackets, frieze at right
has inscribed and gilded lettering, '"By appointment" to HRH
THE PRINCE OF WALES'. Entrances: two shop fronts to left cant
inwards to glazed doors; at right are off-centre left double,
glazed doors with lower panels and divided overlight, at far
right a 6-panelled door with overlight. Rear retains 6/6
sashes.
INTERIOR: retain original joinery including panelled shutters,
staircases and plaster cornicing.
Part of a good group of mid-C19 shop fronts including Nos 44
and 46 (qqv), this early terrace forms a visual setting for
the listed buildings in London Road, one of the main approach
roads to Cheltenham.

Listing NGR: SO9521522112

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

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