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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.

Name: 38 40 AND 42, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1104348



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: 04-Apr-1996

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 474753

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SO9522SW HIGH STREET 630-1/14/1027 (South West side) 04/04/96 Nos.38, 40 AND 42


3 terraced houses, now shops. Early C19 with later additions and alterations including mid-C19 ground-floor shop fronts. Stucco over brick with concealed roof and brick party-wall stacks with oversailing courses. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 9 first-floor windows (3 per house). First floor has 6/6 sashes where original, those to left house are taller, otherwise with sills; second floor has 3/3 sashes with sills; all windows in plain reveals. Ground floor shop fronts project; all on plinths, those two to right are panelled; glazed shop windows with slender mullions, to right a frieze with oval glazing; continuous frieze and dentil cornice, two to right retain corbel brackets, frieze at right has inscribed and gilded lettering, '"By appointment" to HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES'. Entrances: two shop fronts to left cant inwards to glazed doors; at right are off-centre left double, glazed doors with lower panels and divided overlight, at far right a 6-panelled door with overlight. Rear retains 6/6 sashes. INTERIOR: retain original joinery including panelled shutters, staircases and plaster cornicing. Part of a good group of mid-C19 shop fronts including Nos 44 and 46 (qqv), this early terrace forms a visual setting for the listed buildings in London Road, one of the main approach roads to Cheltenham.

Listing NGR: SO9521522112

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National Grid Reference: SO 95221 22107


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