Description: Melksham House
Date Listed: 13 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 314346
OS Grid Reference: ST9028063592
OS Grid Coordinates: 390280, 163592
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3713, -2.1410
ST 9063 MELKSHAM MARKET PLACE
7/129 No 27 (Melksham House)
Detached house with side wing, now sports and social club. Early
C18 with C19 alterations. Rubble stone, stone slate hipped roof,
ashlar stacks with moulded capping. 2 storeys and attic, 6
windows. Central 2-storey porch is C19 addition with round-arched
opening with keystone, imposts and square drip mould, door inside
has flanking Tuscan columns. To right are two plate glass sashes
and to left are plate glass sashes and one 2-light beaded mullioned
window. Continuous string course, also on porch. Porch has 3-
light chamfered mullioned window to front and 2-light mullioned
windows to side, on first floor, either side are cross windows.
Moulded eaves cornice porch has pierced parapet and ball finials.
Three hipped dormers with casements to roof. Right return has sash
to ground floor and cross window to first. Wing to left is C18
with C20 alterations, rubblestone with stone slate hipped roof. 2-
storeys, windows. Ground floor has cross windows and C20
insertions. First floor has four hollow chamfered 2-light
mullioned windows and projecting chimney stack. Rear has large C20
attached sports complex.
Interior not inspected. Included despite C20 alterations and rear
additions, as good early C18 house.
Listing NGR: ST9028063592
Source: English Heritage
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