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5, the Halve, Trowbridge

Description: 5, the Halve

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 December 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 314033

OS Grid Reference: ST8587958204
OS Grid Coordinates: 385879, 158204
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3228, -2.2040

Location: The Halve, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 8SA

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

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Listing Text

(South West Side)
No 5
ST 8558 5/63 29.12.50.

Early C19. 3 storey. Bath stone on projecting piinth. Moulded string at 1st
floor cill level. Panelled string at 2nd floor cill level. Plain frieze, moulded
cornice and parapet with balustraded panels over windows. Hipped slate roof.
3 square windows with 'eared' architrave on 2nd floor. 3 windows on 1st floor
with architraves, the outer windows with carved scroll brackets and cornice, the
centre similar with pediment. 2 tall similar windows on ground floor and central
3-panel door, arched leaded fanlight with painted glass and 2 small side lights
divided by pilasters and doorcase of Doric pilasters and entablature. The outer
windows are in slight projections whole height of building. The house is set back
from road, and in front of contemporary mill building of brick with stone dressings
and hipped slate roof. All windows glazing bar sashes with panelled shutters.
2 window return to south east: brick with stone quoins and dressings, cill band
and brackets below windows; stone parapet. Central blind arched recess to 1st
floor. Wide central ground floor window with raised surround, outer edge moulded.
2 storey 3 window extension to rear. Interior: good stone staircase with oval
top light and cast iron balusters linked alternately with anthemion patterns.
The hall has panelled pilasters to doorcases with plain fluted brackets to cornices
and a segmental arch to stairwell. Ceiling moulding of mullions alternating with
pendant flowers. Stone flagged floor with black corner stones.

Nos 3 to 6 (consec) and Gate Piers and Street Wall to No 3 form a group No 6
being of local interest.

Listing NGR: ST8587958204

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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