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31, Market Place, Melksham

Description: 31, Market Place

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 314349

OS Grid Reference: ST9043563642
OS Grid Coordinates: 390435, 163642
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3718, -2.1388

Location: High Street, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6ES

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

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/132 No 31


Fire brigade headquarters, now offices, with attached garage to
rear. 1847. Ashlar, Welsh slate roof with coped verges and ashlar
stacks with moulded capping. 2 storeys, 6 windows. Symmetrical
front divided vertically by 4 pilasters, central tall round-arched
opening with 6-panelled beaded door and fanlight, either side are
two tall round-arched openings with imposts and 8-pane sashes;
imposts form string course. First floor has two tall round-arched
sashes to each of three bays. Plain frieze, cornice and blocking
course. To left is wide ashlar round-arch with imposts connecting
to No 31 to Town Hall (q.v.) and forming entry to garage behind,
double doors in semi-elliptical arched opening. To rear is 2-
storey ashlar wing with 16-pane sashes. Group value with Town Hall

Listing NGR: ST9043563642

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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