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403 and 404, Melksham Without

Description: 403 and 404

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 314426

OS Grid Reference: ST9142962816
OS Grid Coordinates: 391429, 162816
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3643, -2.1245

Location: Spa Road, Melksham Without, Wiltshire SN12 6QL

Locality: Melksham Without
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN12 6QL

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Listing Text

(east side)

4/209 Nos 403 and 404


Pair of attached houses. Early C19. Ashlar front and sides,
rubblestone to rear, Welsh slate hipped roof with central stone and
brick stacks. 4 storeys, 4 windows. Entrance doors to left and
right are up stone steps to first floor rusticated porches. No 403
has C20 door below fanlight, No. 404 has 6-fielded-panelled double
doors with fanlight. Basement has two 8-pane sashes and French
windows. First floor is rusticated with four 8-pane sashes in
semi-elliptical arched panels. Plat band with key decoration to
second floor, four tall 8-pane sashes with wrought iron balconies.
Third floor has smaller 8-pane sashes, second and third floor
windows are separated by grooved pilasters carried up to cornice,
with panelled frieze below. Blocking course. Left and right
returns have blind windows to second and third floors and
rusticated blind semi-circular arches to first floor of porch.
Interior of No 403 not inspected; No 404 interior has grooved door
cases and second floor drawing room with plaster cornice and marble
fireplace; large 6-panelled double doors link rear and front rooms.
First floor rooms have less elaborate plaster cornices. No 404 has
2 storey gabled mid C19 wing to rear, with two sashes. Part of a
spa development in Melksham of c1815, whose success was shortlived.
(Melksham Guide, 1815; V.C.H. Wiltshire, Vol. 7, 1953).

Listing NGR: ST9142962816

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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