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Latitude: 51.9004 / 51°54'1"N
Longitude: -2.0754 / 2°4'31"W
OS Eastings: 394908
OS Northings: 222433
OS Grid: SO949224
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.XSQ
Mapcode Global: VH947.ZH5H
Entry Name: 26, 28 and 30, Promenade
Listing Date: 5 May 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387626
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475612
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
630-1/13/733 (South East side)
05/05/72 Nos.26, 28 AND 30
Houses, now shops. c1800-40 with later alterations including
conversion to shops pre-1845 and c1970s ground-floor shop
front. Stucco over brick with slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 and 3 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. Replacement
2/2 and 1/1 sashes to first floor, with 4/8 sashes to second
floor, all in plain reveals and with sills. Crowning cornice
at right with low parapet.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: The Promenade was laid out in 1818 as a
tree-lined avenue from the Colonnade in the High Street to the
Sherborne Spa (on the site of the Queen's Hotel (qv), by 1826
it was a carriage drive with spacious gravelled walk on each
side. Although originally on either side were 'rows of elegant
houses,' by 1845 (when Rowe wrote his Cheltenham Guide,
published in 1850) he noted that 'nearly the whole of the
left-hand (SE) side .. is devoted to professional or business
The ground floors form a continuous commercial unit with No.32
(qv) at time of Review.
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 29,40; The Buildings of England: Verey D:
Gloucestershire: The Vale and The Forest of Dean: London:
1970-: 146; Rowe G: Illustrated Cheltenham Guide: Cheltenham:
Listing NGR: SO9491022435
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