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72, Promenade

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3VVWXF+M7

Entry Name: 72, Promenade

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475632

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

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

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630-1/13/742 (South East side)
05/05/72 No.72


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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