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Chapel House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9024 / 51°54'8"N

Longitude: -2.0786 / 2°4'43"W

OS Eastings: 394687

OS Northings: 222651

OS Grid: SO946226

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.P9D

Mapcode Global: VH947.XFGZ

Plus Code: 9C3VWW2C+WH

Entry Name: Chapel House

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387857

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475849

Location: Lansdown, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

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

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630-1/9/829 (East side)
05/05/72 Chapel House
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Premises occupied by (Martin Bros
Wines and Spirits) Ltd)


Formerly known as: Cheltenham Chapel ST GEORGE'S SQUARE.
Includes: No.296 Chapel House HIGH STREET.
Formerly the Cheltenham Chapel, now offices. 1809; with c1980s
extension at rear (not included). Architect, Edward Smith of
Cheltenham. Ashlar front facade, part painted and stuccoed,
with pinkish-brown brick to return, hipped slate roof.
EXTERIOR: front facade of single tall storey, 3 bays, with
4-bay returns. Quoins; 'dado'; upper stage band. Central
entrance, tall double doors in stepped, round-arched surround
with Doric pilasters and keystone. Further outer entrances
with 6-flush-panel doors, cornice and blind overlight, within
full-height, round-arched recesses which have to upper stage a
multi-paned, round-arched window with imposts and keystone.
Wide eaves on brackets. Returns have four similar tall arched
recesses with 15/15 sashes to ground floor on continuous sill
band and multi-paned round-arched windows to upper stage.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: St George's Square was laid out from 1806 on
Rack Close field.
Occupies an important position adjacent to the Bowling Green,
High Street.
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
1993-: 23,112).

Listing NGR: SO9468222645

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