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Avon House, Melksham

Description: Avon House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 314230

OS Grid Reference: ST9035564276
OS Grid Coordinates: 390355, 164276
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3775, -2.1400

Location: A3102, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 8AB

Locality: Melksham
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN12 8AB

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Listing Text

(east side)

5/12 Avon House


Large house, now offices of Avon Rubber Company. Early C19.
Ashlar, Welsh slate 2-span hipped roof. Regency. 3-storey
symmetrical front; 2:3:2 windows. Round-arched door is left in
central 3-windOw projection of one storey with verandah over; two
12-pane sashes to right are in recessed round-arched openings with
fanlights. Either side of centre are two 12-pane sashes. First
floor has central tall stone verandah with wrought iron balconies
to 3 segmental-arched openings with key pattern over and separated
by grooved pilasters; plat band and 3 French windows are behind
verandah, two 12-pane sashes to either side with wrought-iron
balconies. Second floor has seven small 6-pane sashes, central 3
are separated by grooved pilasters and are behind balustraded
parapet to top of verandah. Cornice and blocking course. Right
return has 12-pane sash to left and pair of sashes to right on
ground and first floors, second floor has 6-pane sashes to left and
one lunette to right. To left is 2-storey, 2-window wing with
sashes and plat band. To rear right is 2-storey brick wing with
six sashes and three attic gables.
Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: ST9035564276

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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