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66, 68 and 70, Promenade

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3VVWXF+P8

Entry Name: 66, 68 and 70, Promenade

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475629

Location: College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: College

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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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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