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Front Wall Only to Royscott House (Number 85 Right Part) front Wall Only to the North Wing of the Abc Cinema

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3VVWXC+CG

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387653

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475639

Location: Lansdown, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown

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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630-1/13/763 (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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