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53 and 55, High Street, Melksham

Description: 53 and 55, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 September 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 314318

OS Grid Reference: ST9043863656
OS Grid Coordinates: 390438, 163656
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3719, -2.1387

Location: 5 Place Road, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6JU

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

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/101 Nos 53 and 55 (formerly listed as
Nos 33 and 35)


Wrongly shown on O.S. map as Nos 33 and 35.

Two shops in block. Early C18. Roughcast rubblestone, stone slate
hipped roof. 2 storeys and attic, 4 windows. C20 shop fronts to
ground floor. First floor has four stone cross windows, and
moulded eaves cornice with blocking course. Two hipped dormers
above No 55. Left return has three cross windows to first floor
and continuation of eaves cornice and blocking course from front,
with decorated cast-iron rainwater head to right. To rear is
ashlar C19 wing with sashes. Included despite C20 shop fronts and
for group value wth No 1 Bank Street (q.v.) which is part of same
C18 block.

Listing NGR: ST9043863656

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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