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The Grange, Melksham

Description: The Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 314241

OS Grid Reference: ST9022663672
OS Grid Coordinates: 390226, 163672
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3720, -2.1418

Location: Cannon Square, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6LX

Locality: Melksham
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN12 6LX

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/23 No 8 (The Grange)



Vicarage, now children's home. Late C17 house remodelled in 1877
by G.E. Street. Rubblestone, stone slate roof with coped verges,
ashlar stacks. 2-storeys and attic, 4-windows. Central door is
recessed with C19 porch and has Perpendicular style case. Either
side are projecting gabled wings; to right has group of three C18
8-pane sashes in beaded cases and left has 3-light mullioned and
transomed window and 2-light mullioned window, all of C19 and with
relieving arches over. First floor has cross window over door and
pair of 12-pane sashes in beaded cases to right, left are two
groups of casements in splayed mullioned cases. Attic gable of
right wing has one 3-light mullioned window to attic. 2-storey
left return has string course and one ogee-headed tall 10-pane sash
and one pair of tall 10-pane sashes in chamfered case with central
mullion and ogee-head. To rear is wing of 1877, dressed stone,
stone slate roof with coped verges, same ogee-headed tall sashes in
a ground floor bay and to first floor. Central part is recessed
between C19 wings and has bow-fronted porch with a beaded door case
and window, first floor has C18 pair of 8-pane sashes in beaded
case with mullion, second floor gable has two casements. To left
is projecting wing of c1877 with 2-light chamfered mullioned
windows to first floor, C20 garage abuts ground floor.
Interior not inspected. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England:
Wiltshire, 1975).

Listing NGR: ST9022663672

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Source: English Heritage

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