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Latitude: 51.8992 / 51°53'56"N
Longitude: -2.0768 / 2°4'36"W
OS Eastings: 394811
OS Northings: 222292
OS Grid: SO948222
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.XD8
Mapcode Global: VH947.YJFG
Entry Name: 72, Promenade
Listing Date: 5 May 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387646
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475632
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
630-1/13/742 (South East side)
Terraced house, now shop. c1820-40 with later alterations
including conversion to shop probably pre-1845; c1980s shop
front. Stucco over brick with concealed roof and right end
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic and 3 first-floor windows and
3-lower-storey service range to rear. First floor: 2 right
windows in breakforward, which has first-floor band and tooled
sill band. Continuous entablature over first floor; cornice
over second floor, blocking course and copings. First floor
has 6/6 sashes; second floor has 2/2 horizontal-pane sashes.
Late C20 glazed shop front and entrance to ground floor. Left
return has 4 first-floor windows: three 1/1 sashes and blind
opening. 1/1 sash to attic. Entrance to return a 6-panel door
has overlight with margin-lights.
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 1850) he noted that 'nearly the whole of the
left-hand (SE) side .. is devoted to professional or business
Occupies a corner site with Little Promenade.
(The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale
and The Forest of Dean: London: 1970-: 146; Williams GA: Guide
Book to Cheltenham: 1824-: 29; Rowe G: Illustrated Cheltenham
Guide: Cheltenham: 1850-1969: 12).
Listing NGR: SO9481222290
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