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Latitude: 51.8985 / 51°53'54"N
Longitude: -2.0786 / 2°4'43"W
OS Eastings: 394685
OS Northings: 222221
OS Grid: SO946222
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.WVP
Mapcode Global: VH947.XJGY
Entry Name: Front Wall Only to Royscott House (Number 85 Right Part) front Wall Only to the North Wing of the Abc Cinema
Listing Date: 8 January 1982
Last Amended: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387653
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475639
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
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
630-1/13/763 (North West side)
08/01/82 Front wall only to Royscott House
(No.85, right part)
(Formerly Listed as:
(North West side)
Front wall only to the north wing of
the ABC Cinema)
Front wall to office block. 1823, heavily restored in 1920s to
balance right wing of Nos 47-83 (odd), Municipal Offices (qv),
(1823). Stucco over brick with concealed roof and iron
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys on basement, 1:4:1 first-floor windows.
Stucco detailing includes ground-floor rustication and
cornices over 2nd and attic floors. End bays break forwards
and are framed on upper floors by pilasters. First-floor
windows have tooled architraves, those to ends in taller,
wider, round-arched recesses. Between first and second floors
a band of Greek key ornament. Mainly 6/6 sashes, with 3/3
sashes to third floor. Entrance at right, flight of steps to
4-panel door with sidelights with glazing bars and overlight
with lozenge glazing.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: continuous balcony to first floor.
Included to complete the terrace Nos 47-83 (odd) (qv).
HISTORICAL NOTE: The Promenade was laid out in 1818 as a
tree-lined drive to the Sherborne Spa (on the site of the
Queen's Hotel qv) from the Colonnade in the High Street, by
1826 it was a carriage drive with spacious gravelled walk on
each side. Buildings on the NW were the first to be developed.
Completes the terrace Nos 47-83 (odd) Promenade (qv).
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 29; 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).
Listing NGR: SO9468522221
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