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7 and 8, Fore Street, Trowbridge

Description: 7 and 8, Fore Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 313981

OS Grid Reference: ST8551258041
OS Grid Coordinates: 385512, 158041
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3213, -2.2093

Location: Wicker Hill, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 8HD

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

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Listing Text

(South East Side)
Nos 7 and 8
ST 8558 5/239

Probably mid C18, ground floor of No 8 modern. 2 storeys and attic, ashlar fronted
and framed by draughted pier strips. No 7 three windows wide, No 8 five, all glazing
bar sashes with moulded architrave aprons. Moulded eaves cornice with pier breaks;
No 7 has Marley tile roof No 8 formerly stone slate roof. 3 dormers, No 7 plain
with modern casement, No 8 has 2 with moulded flat tops. Gable end chimneys, off
ridge to right. Large through passage doorcase to left of No 7 with moulded architrave,
Doric block frieze and entablature; double panelled doors, upper panels glazed.
Very recent harsh plate glass shop front to right. No 8 has C20 5 bay extension
of No 7's Doric entablature supported by dividing pilasters. But improved by triglyphs
and guttae. Right hand bay is a doorway.

Nos 1 to 9 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: ST8551058035

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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