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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387857
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475849
Location: Lansdown, 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
SO9422NE ST GEORGE'S SQUARE
630-1/9/829 (East side)
05/05/72 Chapel House
(Formerly Listed as:
ST GEORGE'S SQUARE
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,
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
Listing NGR: SO9468222645
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