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94, 96 and 98, Promenade

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8985 / 51°53'54"N

Longitude: -2.0776 / 2°4'39"W

OS Eastings: 394756

OS Northings: 222214

OS Grid: SO947222

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.X4S

Mapcode Global: VH947.YK00

Entry Name: 94, 96 and 98, Promenade

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387667

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475653

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

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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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9422SE PROMENADE
630-1/13/749 (South East side)
12/03/55 Nos.94, 96 AND 98
(Formerly Listed as:
PROMENADE
(South East side)
Nos.94, 96 AND 98)
(Formerly Listed as:
REGENT STREET
(North West side)
No.15 Ormond Terrace)

GV II

3 terraced houses, now shops. c1820-40 with later additions
and alterations including conversion to shops probably c1845
and with late C19 and late C20 ground-floor shop front. Ashlar
over brick with concealed roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic, 3 first-floor windows. Central
breakforward. First floor has paired Doric pilasters to ends
and paired Ionic half-columns to breakforward, surmounted by
entablature. First floor has outer 8/8 sashes where original
and central 6/6 sash. Second floor has 2/2 horned sashes. All
in plain reveals and with sills. Crowning entablature and low
parapet. Shop fronts: to left a renewed glazed frontage with
glazed side entrance; to late Victorian shop front with
plate-glass window with cylindrical mullions and urn caps,
canted into entrance and with fascia and cornice; similar shop
front to right, but glass curved on plan to angle and entrance
glazed door with margin-lights and overlight with
margin-lights, carved frieze, fascia and cornice.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: The Promenade was laid out in 1818 as a
tree-lined avenue leading 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 either side. Buildings on the NW were the first to be
developed. 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
establishments.'
(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: SO9479222256

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