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Latitude: 51.9017 / 51°54'6"N
Longitude: -2.0808 / 2°4'50"W
OS Eastings: 394536
OS Northings: 222572
OS Grid: SO945225
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.NRX
Mapcode Global: VH947.WGBJ
Entry Name: Gas Nightclub
Listing Date: 12 March 1955
Last Amended: 26 November 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387873
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475865
Location: 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 JAMES'S SQUARE
630-1/9/837 (North side)
12/03/55 Gas Nightclub
(Formerly Listed as:
ST JAMES'S SQUARE
Premises occupied by Barnby Bendall
and Co Ltd)
2 houses, now nightclub. c1805 with C20 alterations to
interior. Ashlar over brick with stucco over brick to left,
concealed roof and iron balcony.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys, 6 first-floor windows (3:3). That part to
left recessed slightly. Ground floor has 2 inserted
elliptically-arched recesses to left part, with C20 doors. To
right, ground floor are three tall 6/6 sashes in wider and
taller round-arched recesses forming arcade on pilasters.
First-floor band. First floor has tall 6/9 sashes, those to
left with fluted architraves and floating cornices, 2 to far
right have frieze and stepped cornices on console brackets,
and with pediment to 2nd to right. Second-floor sill band.
Second floor has 6/6 sashes. Third floor has 3/3 sashes with
sills. All in plain reveals. Crowning frieze, cornice and
blocking course. Right return: 4 storeys, 4 first-floor
windows and 3-storey, 3-window range set back slightly. Right
end pilaster to full height. Ground floor has off-centre right
entrance: C20 glazed doors with fanlight in wide, round-arched
opening; two 6/6 sashes and blind opening. First-floor sill
band. Above entrance a 6/9 staircase sash, otherwise 3 blind
openings. Second-floor sill band; outer blind windows and two
6/6 sashes. Third floor has blind outer windows and two 3/3
sashes. Entablature continues from front facade. 3-storey
range has C20 glazing and glazed door. First floor has 6/9
sashes; first- and second-floor sill bands; cornice and
INTERIOR: retains dogleg staircase with stick balusters and
wreathed handrail to right part. Some original plasterwork
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: main range at right has first-floor
balcony with rod-and-central-circle motif and half-circles to
friezes. Ironwork a similar design to houses on St George's
Place (qqv) and No.112 London Road (qv).
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
Listing NGR: SO9452922570
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