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The Old Vestry Rooms (Premises of Messrs Sweetland), Trowbridge

Description: The Old Vestry Rooms (Premises of Messrs Sweetland)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 313925

OS Grid Reference: ST8561958119
OS Grid Coordinates: 385619, 158119
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3220, -2.2077

Location: 24 Church Street, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 8DY

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)
The Old Vestry Rooms
(premises of Messrs Sweetland)
ST 8558 5/184

Mid C190 2 storeys. Vernacular in style; rubble with dressed quoins and relieving
arches to ground floor windows. Tiled roof, stone tiles to south. Central stack
to north with slight break, shaped to left and stepped below eaves. Gable to left
of chimney with stepped 3 light mullion and transom lattice lead glazed windows.
Two 4-light mullion and transom windows on ground floor flanking chimney. Lean-to
to right with pointed doorway and 3 stepped lancets above. 3 lightstepped window
in west gable. An entrance in east gable to 1st floor (via ramp).

Parish Church of St James with the listed tombs the Old Vestry Rooms, Nos 7 and
11 to 13 (consec) Church Walk and Nos 46 to 48 (consec) Fore Street form a group.
Nos 2 and 7 Church Walk are of local interest.

Listing NGR: ST8562358116

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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