- 4 Dec 2001
- 92 Promenade, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1NB
- Photograph (Digital)
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SO9422SE PROMENADE 630-1/13/748 (South East side) 05/05/72 No.92
Terraced house, now shop. c1820-40 with later additions and alterations, including conversion to shop c1845; 1960s ground-floor shop front. Ashlar over brick with slate roof and right end brownish-red brick stack. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. First floor has horned 1/1 sashes. Crowning entablature and blocking course.
Ground floor has glazed shop front and glazed entrance. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: The Promenade was laid out in 1818 as a tree-lined avenue from the Colonnade in the High Street to the Sherborne Spa (on the site of the Queen's Hotel (qv)), by 1826 it was a carriage drive with gravelled walks to either side.
Buildings on the NW were the first to be developed. Although originally on either side were 'rows of elegant houses,' by 1845 when Rowe wrote his Cheltenham Guide (published 1850) he noted that 'nearly the whole of the left-hand (SE) side .. is devoted to professional or business establishments.' (The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale and The Forest of Dean: London: 1970-: 146; Williams GA: Guide Book to Cheltenham: 1824-: 29; Rowe G: Illustrated Cheltenham Guide: Cheltenham: 1850-1969: 12).
Listing NGR: SO9476322220
© Lorna Freeman. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Freeman, Lorna
Rights Holder: Freeman, Lorna
Ashlar, Brick, Slate, Georgian Terraced House, Victorian Monument <By Form>, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Shop, Commercial