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Latitude: 51.8993 / 51°53'57"N
Longitude: -2.0766 / 2°4'35"W
OS Eastings: 394823
OS Northings: 222311
OS Grid: SO948223
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.XFH
Mapcode Global: VH947.YJJB
Entry Name: 66, 68 and 70, Promenade
Listing Date: 5 May 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387643
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475629
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: College
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
630-1/13/741 (South East side)
05/05/72 Nos.66, 68 AND 70
House, now 2 shops. c1820-40 with later additions and
alterations including conversion to shops probably pre-1845;
c1980s shop fronts. Stucco over brick with hipped slate roof
and stucco right end stack.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 6 first-floor windows (2 per house), with
ranges to rear. Stucco detailing includes Doric pilasters to
ends and between windows. Wide eaves. Replacement 1/1 sashes
in plain reveals and tooled architraves, 3 to right are
taller, sills. Ground floor has glazed shop fronts with glazed
doors. Right return: 3 first-floor windows and two 2nd-floor
windows, all 6/6 sashes.
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 Sherborne Spa (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 1850) he noted that 'nearly the whole of the
left-hand (SE) side .. is devoted to professional or business
(The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale
and The Forest of Dean: London: 1970-: 146; Chatwin A:
Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham: 1975-1984: 29;
Williams GA: Guide Book to Cheltenham: 1824-: 29; Rowe G:
Illustrated Cheltenham Guide: Cheltenham: 1850-1969: 12).
Listing NGR: SO9483022302
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