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3 and 4, Market Street, Bradford-on-Avon

Description: 3 and 4, Market Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 312824

OS Grid Reference: ST8258161025
OS Grid Coordinates: 382581, 161025
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3480, -2.2515

Location: Market Street, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1LL

Locality: Bradford-on-Avon
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA15 1LL

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Listing Text

ST 8261
Nos 3 and 4

Built as Police Station and offices, part of the design for the Town
Hall of 1854-5 by Thomas Fuller of Bath. Now part of the Roman
Catholic Church of St. Thomas More (qv). Limestone ashlar with hipped
Welsh slate roof and stone stacks. Rectangular plan with rear stair
turrets. 3 storeys; symmetrical 4-window range. Free Domestic Tudor
style. Scrolled inscriptions, reading POLICE AND SUPERINTENDENT, above
arched doorways with decorative strap hinges to plank doors. Chamfered
mullioned and transomed windows, of 3 lights to first floor and 2
lights to ground and top storeys, the latter interrupting cornice
which is continued to former town hall (qv); nowy-headed pediments to
outer windows, surmounting parapet. Parapet returned to side
elevations, and ramped up to stacks. Similar fenestration to sides and
rear, the rear with hipped roofs to two stair turrets. Interior not
inspected. Part of a remarkable composition by Fuller, holding an
important position in the centre of the town.

Listing NGR: ST8258261027

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Source: English Heritage

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