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The Malthouse, Castle Combe

Description: The Malthouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 317208

OS Grid Reference: ST8423277197
OS Grid Coordinates: 384232, 177197
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4935, -2.2285

Location: The Street, Castle Combe, Wiltshire SN14 7HS

Locality: Castle Combe
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN14 7HS

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Listing Text

ST 8477
(east side)
6/118 The Malthouse
(formerly listed as Malt House and
20.12.60 House adjoining to south west)


Two houses, now hostel, C16 to early C17 and earlier C18. Right
side: earlier C18 front, C16 to early C17 rear. Front, squared
rubble stone with ashlar dressings and stone tile roof. 2-storey,
double fronted. Flush quoins, raised plinth band and coved eaves
cornice. 2 windows each floor, 12-pane thick glazing bar sashes in
moulded architraves. Central door in moulded architrave with
pediment on brackets over. To rear, a timber framed and plastered
wing, jettied to first floor and to double gable above. Small
moulded single light on left end of south wall. Renewed gable end
windows. Left side: early C17 rubble stone with stone tiled roof,
small north end stack and south end stack. Two-and-a-half storeys.
Front has large gable to left and flush cyma-moulded mullion
windows of C18 type, 2-light with hoodmould to attic, two 2-lights
under single dripstone to first floor below and one 2-light to
first floor to right of gabled section and ground floor symmetrical
across whole front with 3-light windows each side of door in flush
moulded doorcase with open pediment on brackets over. Continuous
dripmould across, broken only for pediment. At north end is
chimney gable with exposed tie-beam and collar truss and wall posts
below. To rear: one storey and basement range with C20 door and
bead-moulded windows, possibly converted malthouse, a Cl9 open 3-
bay cartshed with brick piers and a rubble stone barn with east end
saddlestone and finial and north side cart entrance with upper
windows each side.
Interior obscured by subdivision.

Listing NGR: ST8423277197

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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