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Rotunda Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8947 / 51°53'40"N

Longitude: -2.0832 / 2°4'59"W

OS Eastings: 394368

OS Northings: 221797

OS Grid: SO943217

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.248

Mapcode Global: VH947.VM1W

Entry Name: Rotunda Buildings

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Last Amended: 26 November 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475281

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Leckhampton St Philip and St James

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9421NW MONTPELLIER STREET
630-1/17/546 (East side)
05/05/72 Rotunda Buildings
(Formerly Listed as:
MONTPELLIER STREET
(East side)
Regency House)

GV II

Shops with offices over. c1820-34 with later additions and
alterations, including later C19 bow and shop fronts. Stucco
over brick with hipped slate roof and stacks to right.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 4 first-floor windows arranged 3:1,
including full height bow which breaks forwards to left.
Stucco detailing includes pilasters with horizontal
rustication to either side of bow through ground and first
floors; windows have tooled architraves, that to second floor
at right with corbelled feet; moulded second-floor sill band;
crowning frieze and cornice with blocking course and copings.
6/6 sashes where original. First floor, central window to bow
has floating segmental pediment. Entrance at right angle a
double part-glazed door with overlight in round-arched
surround with keystone which 'supports' bowed lower part of
flying upper storey; further entrance to later C19 glazed
shop-front curved on plan, with slender pilasters in bow, a
central part-glazed door with dentil frieze and overlight.
Further 6/6 sashes to left and right returns; left return has
irregular fenestration with 6/6 sashes to upper stage, ground
floor has shop front to left with plate-glass windows between
slender mullions and carved decoration to the spandrels,
canted into part-glazed door with lower panel, dentil frieze
and swan-neck pediment and overlight.
Right return has 3 first-floor windows and to ground floor a
shop front with tripartite window with ashlar mullions and
tooled architrave, then a shop front with slender modillions
and caps, and glazing canted into part-glazed door with dentil
frieze.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: shown on Merrett's Map of 1834, but
apparently without bow.
Forms a group with Nos 2-8 (even) Montpellier Street (qv).
(Merrett HS: Plan of the Town of Cheltenham: 1834-).


Listing NGR: SO9436921798

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