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26, 28 and 30, Promenade

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3VWW2F+5R

Entry Name: 26, 28 and 30, Promenade

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387626

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475612

Location: College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

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

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Listing Text


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:
1850-1969: 12).

Listing NGR: SO9491022435

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

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