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The Kings Arms Hotel, Melksham

Description: The Kings Arms Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 September 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 314353

OS Grid Reference: ST9048663686
OS Grid Coordinates: 390486, 163686
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3722, -2.1381

Location: High Street, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6EX

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

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Listing Text

(east side)

7/136 The Kings Arms Hotel



Inn. C18 to early C19. Ashlar and Welsh slate mansard roof to
left wing, rubblestone and stone slate hipped roof to right part.
L-plan. Right part is early C18 with main entrance on left return
from street. 2-storey, 3-window. Wooden portico on columns with
4-pane sashes to first floor. Moulded eaves cornice. Street
frontage to right has central door with paired 12-pane sashes
either side, three 12-pane sashes to first floor and continuation
of moulded eaves cornice. Two hipped dormers with casements. Left
wing is late C18, 2 storeys and attic, 3 windows. Door to left has
semi-circular arched head with keystone and imposts, to right are
three pairs of 12-pane sashes in beaded cases with mullion. Plat
band to first floor, central sash with pair of sashes either side.
Three flat-roofed dormers with sashes to mansard roof. To left is
attached single storey rubblestone wing with pair of 12-pane sashes
(C20 insertions) and carriage entry through to stable block to rear
left. To rear are attached rubblestone and ashlar wings with C20
windows, main range has projecting chimney stacks on rubblestone
Altered interior.

Listing NGR: ST9048663686

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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