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38 40, Market Place, Warminster

Description: 38 40, Market Place

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 28 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 312958

OS Grid Reference: ST8752345040
OS Grid Coordinates: 387523, 145040
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2044, -2.1800

Location: 2 B3414, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 9AN

Locality: Warminster
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 9AN

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Nos 38 and 40
(Formerly listed
as No 14 end No 14A)
ST 8745 SE 7/6 28.4.52.


Late C18/early C19. 3 storeys. Bath stone ashlar with rusticated ground
floor treatment and full height angle pilasters. Projecting plinth and plain
strings at each floor. Triglyph frieze, moulded bracketted cornice and plain
parapet. Entablature broken forward over pilasters and central bay which
has slight projections. 3 ranges of windows to upper floors, glazing bar
sashes. On ground floor, modern bowed glazing bar window replaces door in
deep splayed recess with keystones. Modern shop front with glazing bars and
fluted pilasters to left. Excellent mid-Victorian polychrome shop front to
right; recessed splayed centre flanked by colonnettes with floral caps, plate
glass windows with cast-iron fretwork in upper corners, panelled outer pilasters
to fascia which has scrolled brackets and modillion cornice. 2 storey lean-to
extension to left of one bay with modern 6 panel door in architrave surround
and arched fanlight and one window above (later addition, see brick side wall).
3 wide bays at rear. Coursed and squared rubble; low single storey extension
links with mid C19 2 storey 5 bay stable building, built of coursed and squared
rubble with brick quoins and dressings and, to left, lacing courses; old tile
hipped roof.

Listing NGR: ST8752345040

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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