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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1104304



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-May-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 474671

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SO9522SW GROSVENOR STREET 630-1/14/362 (West side) 05/05/72 Grosvenor Youth Club


Baptist chapel, now youth club. 1817-19 for the Revd Thomas Snow, with later alterations. Brick with roughcast front. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 5-window range. Central pedimented breakforward, and swept parapets above recessed wings. Central entrance has double part-glazed doors with overlight, between 2 recesses with casement windows. Band over, then continuous sill band. Windows: round-arched 8/8 sashes with Gothic glazing to heads. Continuous band above and 3 blind panels to centre. INTERIOR: noted as having segmental barrel-vault ceiling with shallow dome lantern. Cast-iron gallery to 3 sides. HISTORICAL NOTE: Built for Revd Snow after his removal from Portland Chapel, North Place (qv) and used for Strict Baptist Services until 1822 when Snow reverted to the Church of England and so handed it over to Anglican trustees. In 1827 it was sold to Congregationalists who re-opened it as 'Highbury Chapel'. (Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham: 1993-: 53; RCHME: Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting-Houses: Gloucestershire: London: 1986-: 76; Blake S: Cheltenham's Churches and Chapels AD 773-1883: Cheltenham: 1979-: 9-10).

Listing NGR: SO9523822263

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses Gloucestershire, (1986), 76
Blake, S , Cheltenhams Churches and Chapels AD 773-1883, (1979), 9-10
Sampson, A, Blake, S , A Cheltenham Companion, (1993), 53

National Grid Reference: SO 95247 22255


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