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16, 18 and 18a, Church Street, Westbury

Description: 16, 18 and 18a, Church Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 March 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 313084

OS Grid Reference: ST8738351246
OS Grid Coordinates: 387383, 151246
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2602, -2.1822

Location: Church Street, Westbury, Wiltshire BA13 3BY

Locality: Westbury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA13 3BY

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Listing Text

(South-East Side)
Nos 16, 18 and 18A
ST 8751 SW 4/128


Late C17/early C18 front to very much older house, much altered inside. 2
storeys red brick with altered ground floor. Old tile roof, gable end chimney
to the right, front wall chimney to left. No 16 framed by brick piers. 1st
floor has moulded mullion windows (casements) with corner stops; 5 windows
with 2-3-2-3-2 lights. Cogged eaves cornice extends from centre of No 18
and across No 18A. No 16 has a moulded flush framed late glazed sash to right
below fascia joined with door. No 18 has central late glazed sash with moulded
flush frame under brick flat arch. The door of No 18 is roughly central to
the 3 properties, 6 panels (upper 2 glazed) with narrow over light. No 18A
has a late C19 shop front with 3 panelled framing pilasters, scrolled brackets
to fascia with dentil cornice, 2 plate glass windows and glazed door to left.
2 storey half rubble built rear extensions possibly C16.
Interior: Presence of older rafters within roof shows that present front
widened house by some 3 ft. The apex of 3 (possibly cruck) trusses visible
among roof rafters of heavy scantling. Gigantic stone chimney stack now in
rear wing not in line with former roof (denoting 'L' plan).

Listing NGR: ST8738351246

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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