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York Guest House, Melksham

Description: York Guest House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 September 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 314264

OS Grid Reference: ST9037763903
OS Grid Coordinates: 390377, 163903
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3741, -2.1396

Location: Church Walk, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6LY

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

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Listing Text

(east side)

7/46 Nos 26a and 28 (York Guest House)
(formerly listed as York House)


House and rear wing, now hotel. Late C18. Painted brick with
ashlar quoins and dressed stone returns, stone slate roof with
coped verges and ashlar stacks. No 26a is rear projecting wing of
No 28; 2-storey, one-window. Chamfered door case and 2-light cym-
mullioned windows to ground and first floors. No 28 has 2-storeys
and attic, 6-windowed symmetrical front. Central 8-panelled
Venetian doorway with fanlight in fine reeded arched case with
keystone and narrow sash side-lights in reeded cases, good cast-
iron boot-scraper to right of door. Either side is 16-pane sash in
beaded architrave. Plat band. First floor has five 12-pane sashes
in beaded architraves, plus one small later sash. Two large hipped
dormers to roof have 3-light beaded mullioned windows. Right
return has 3-light beaded mullioned window to ground and attic
floors. Left return and single storey rear wing has chamfered door
case with flat stone hood on brackets and cyma mullioned windows,
2-light beaded mullioned window to first floor.
Interior has round-arched openings and stone fireplace with staff
moulding and moulded cornice.

Listing NGR: ST9037763903

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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