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Former Womens Institute Tabernacle Cottages, Trowbridge

Description: Former Womens Institute Tabernacle Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 313919

OS Grid Reference: ST8554758155
OS Grid Coordinates: 385547, 158155
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3223, -2.2088

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

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Listing Text

5411 (North Side)
No 25
(former Women's Institute)
ST 8558 5/181

Including No 1 Tabernacle Cottages. 1871. 2 storeys symetric gabled Gothic lodge
to east of gate screen to the Tabernacle. Built of dressed stone. Large 3 light
1st floor window. Including oculus to south. Through passage door with pointed
arch on ground floor to right. 2 rain water pipes heads dated 18 AD 71 (?) with
animal head spouts in parapet. 2 storey 3 light square bay in angle to south-west
with traceried windows and trefoil panels below 1st floor. The 1st floor of the
west front (No 1 Tabernacle Cottages) projects slightly on modillion string course;
gabled break to right with entrance; gable with shaped kneelers to 1/2 dormer with
2 lancets to left above wide pointed relieving arch of plain stepped lancet triplet
on ground floor. 2 stone octagonal shaft chimneys in concrete pantile roof.

Former Sunday School former 'Institute' to east, The Tabernacle United Reformed
Church and related structures form a group with Nos 24 to 26 (consec) and 2 and
3 Tabernacle Cottages.

Listing NGR: ST8554758155

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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