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5, Fore Street, Trowbridge

Description: 5, Fore Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 313979

OS Grid Reference: ST8549958036
OS Grid Coordinates: 385499, 158036
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3212, -2.2095

Location: Wicker Hill, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 8HD

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

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Listing Text

(South West Side)
No 5
ST 8558 5/237

Circa 1864. Formerly part of Salter's Offices. Ornate Italianate 3 storey ashlar
fronted, 7 windows wide. Wide set back flanking pilasters. Modillion cornice
and blocking course and moulded listel over 2nd floor. Moulded band over 1st floor
with panel containing "Samuel Salter and Co." in raised letters, and with carved
panels on end pilasters. Dentil cornice over ground floor. Plate glass sash windows:
shouldered lintels to 2nd floor with carved rinceaux to moulded reveals, palmette
imposts and plain keys. 1st floor windows round headed with wide surrounds, keys
and beaded edges to spandrels separated by pilasters with cross-hatched caps.
Ground floor rusticated: vermiculated bases and quoins to end pilasters and former
wide entrance (now a shop); channelled to rest; 3 windows with struck voussoirs
now replaced by 2 shops. Only tall doorway to left unaltered: segmental head,
6 raised and fielded panels to door. The rear is of red brick with ashlar ground
floor, ashlar bands and grey brick dressings and quoins. Projecting box eaves,
shouldered lintels to 2nd floor windows, round headed 1st floor windows with cast
iron glazing bars with join knops.

Nos 1 to 9 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: ST8550258034

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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