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Latitude: 51.8982 / 51°53'53"N
Longitude: -2.0778 / 2°4'40"W
OS Eastings: 394741
OS Northings: 222191
OS Grid: SO947221
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.X3K
Mapcode Global: VH947.XKW5
Entry Name: 102, 104 and 106, Promenade
Listing Date: 12 March 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387682
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475668
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
630-1/13/752 (South East side)
12/03/55 Nos.102, 104 AND 106
Terrace of 3 houses, now shops. c1820-40 with c1930-50s
ground-floor shop fronts. Ashlar over brick with concealed
roof and right end stucco stack.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 9 first-floor windows (3 per house).
Central pedimented breakforward has Ionic columns to ends and
between windows, side ranges have Doric columns between
windows with crowning entablature. Ground floor projects and
has glazed shop fronts with banded pilasters between, dentil
cornice remains at right. Right return: low parapet ramped up
to centre forming feature with stack.
INTERIOR: photographs dated 1991 show upper stage of narrow
open-well staircase with embellished rods, otherwise not
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 walks on
either 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
(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: SO9475222186
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