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The Dust Hole The King's Arms Public House, Trowbridge

Description: The Dust Hole The King's Arms Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 313888

OS Grid Reference: ST8557057979
OS Grid Coordinates: 385570, 157979
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3207, -2.2084

Location: Castle Street, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 8AN

Locality: Trowbridge
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA14 8AN

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Nos 5 and 5A
(The King's Arms
Public House)
[The Dust Hole]
ST 8557 7/160

C17 or early C18, known as the 'Dusthole'. 2 storeys, stuccoed and grooved to
simulate ashlar. Stone plinth, quoins (rustic to ground floor, draughted piers
above) and moulded eaves cornice to Welsh slate roof, 1/4 hipped to right; central
brick stack. Three 1st floor windows with architraves, centre blocked, others
glazing bar sashes. Central doorway with architrave and 6 panel door flanked by
modern 2 light single hung sashes also with architraves. The rear is rubble built
and has 2 glazing bar sash windows with dressed stone surrounds and a central blocked
2 light ovolo mullioned window.
Gabled 2 storey brick wing to rear with double roman tiles and 2 brick chimneys,
1 with gable and partly stepped. 2 windows with reeded inner edges to south.
To north a 3 light raking top dormer and 2 first floor 4 light weavers windows.
Interior much altered but attic still interesting a) because of 2 bastard cruck
trusses [to main collars] and b) because of diamond scratched mid C19 grafitti
on panes in window of extension.

Nos I to 6 (consec) including 5A form a group.

Listing NGR: ST8557057979

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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