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No. 6 Margaret's Buildings, Bath

Description: No. 6 Margaret's Buildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 November 2011
English Heritage Building ID: 1405987

OS Grid Reference: ST7465065361
OS Grid Coordinates: 374650, 165361
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3867, -2.3657

Locality: Bath
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA1 2ER

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Listing Text


Terraced house. Late C18 with an early-C20 shop front, partially rebuilt following bomb damage in 1942.

Reason for Listing

* Architectural interest: a good example of a late-C18 terraced house displaying good quality architectural detailing;
* Group value: forms part of an interesting group of terraced houses along Margaret’s Buildings.


Built as part of a paved street of shops that served the surrounding houses.


MATERIALS: limestone ashlar, roof unseen.

PLAN: double depth plan.

EXTERIOR: four storeys including attic storey, two window front. Horned plate glass sash windows to the upper floors, those to the first floor have splayed reveals and that to the left has a lowered sill. The attic storey, added later, has a coped parapet and one window to the left over a stopped cornice. Between the first and second floor is a scrolled wrought iron bracket to a former shop sign. The ground floor is rendered with to the right an inset C20 six-panelled door. The shop to the left is flanked by panelled pilasters with circular central panels. The shop window, with moulded sill and rendered plinth, has one plate glass sheet to the front left and a pane that curves into a central set back glazed door and over-light.

INTERIOR: Not inspected.

Source: English Heritage

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