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Latitude: 51.8919 / 51°53'30"N
Longitude: -2.0803 / 2°4'49"W
OS Eastings: 394567
OS Northings: 221490
OS Grid: SO945214
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.8W5
Mapcode Global: VH947.WQK0
Entry Name: 26 to 34, Suffolk Parade
Listing Date: 5 May 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387945
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475939
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: College
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Leckhampton St Philip and St James
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9421SE SUFFOLK PARADE
630-1/23/859 (East side)
05/05/72 Nos.26-34 (Consecutive)
Terrace of 9 shops with flats over. c1820-34, possibly with
earlier origins to left and later additions and alterations.
Stucco over brick with renewed tile roof at left, mock slates
at right, otherwise concealed.
EXTERIOR: 2 and 3 storeys (2 to left, 2 to right, otherwise
3), with attics to Nos 27 and 34; 13 first floor windows
(arranged 1:1:1:1:1:1:2:1:4:1 with that to right to curved
angle). Stucco detailing includes, to No.34 horizontal
rustication to ground floor. First floor: 2/2 sash; then 5
canted bays with 6/6 and 2/2 horizontal-pane sashes between
4/4 sashes where original; two 6/6 sashes; canted bay; and
replacement sashes; those to No.27 in tooled architraves with
lower scrolls, otherwise in plain reveals and with sills. To
No.27 a crowning dentil frieze and cornice with end corbels
and raised copings. Nos 28-30, 32 and 34 have cornice,
continuous blocking course and copings. Attic dormers. Shop
fronts project (except at right) and are similar with iron
cable-moulded mullions, canted inwards towards central glazed
entrances with overlights. No. 34 (to right) has glazed window
with pilastered surround with frieze and cornice; main shop
window extends around curved end and has end pilasters with
slender cylindrical mullions and with entrance to angle a
part-glazed door. 3-window return to Suffolk Road.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: No.34 has gate and tiled entrance.
Noted as a fine range of shop fronts by Civic Society's Shop
HISTORICAL NOTE: shown on Merrett's 1834 Map and possibly on
the Post Office Map of 1820.
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 57; Cheltenham Civic Society: Period Shop Fronts
Listing NGR: SO9456821484
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