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Description: Walled Garden to Rear of Castle Combe Primary School Including Former Chippenham Butter Market
Date Listed: 9 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 317244
OS Grid Reference: ST8439277528
OS Grid Coordinates: 384392, 177528
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4965, -2.2262
CASTLE COMBE SCHOOL LANE
6/154 Walled Garden to rear of Castle
Combe Primary School including
former Chippenham Butter Market.
Walled kitchen garden of Manor House estate, c1890, built for E.C.
Lowndes. Red brick and squared small ashlar block coped walls.
Red brick walls to rear and sides, tall north-west corner archway
with ashlar dressings and Jacobean style cresting. Iron gates.
Short length of ashlar wall at south-west front returned with
gateway aligned with north-west archway. Ashlar piers with ball
finials and iron gates with ECL initials and 2 bronze lions head
crests. Centre of rear wall is ramped up over stone tiled hipped
lean-to roofed shelter. 4 large C17 Tuscan ashlar columns to front
and 2 responds, formerly the Butter Market in Chippenham Market
Place, where it was free standing with hipped roof and 3 columns to
Listing NGR: ST8439277528
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Source: English Heritage
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