History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

26 to 34, Suffolk Parade

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Plus Code: 9C3VVWR9+QV

Entry Name: 26 to 34, Suffolk Parade

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387945

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475939

Location: College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


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
Front Survey.
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
Survey: 1989-).

Listing NGR: SO9456821484

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.