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No 46 (Market Place Block), Highworth

Description: No 46 (Market Place Block)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 318433

OS Grid Reference: SU2021392476
OS Grid Coordinates: 420213, 192476
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6307, -1.7094

Location: Market Place, Highworth, Swindon SN6 7AG

Locality: Highworth
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN6 7AG

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Listing Text

(north side)
No 46 (Market Place
SU 2092 SW 18/306 26.1.55


Early C19 front to Market Place projecting from mid C17 building. Formerly
Holy Lamb public house. Front 2 storeys rubble with brick quoins and quoined
brick dressings. Low pitched stone tile roof, hipped. Six glazing bar sash
windows on first floor, one on ground floor. Shop front centre right. Six
panel door to left of centre, the door and adjacent window with stone lintels
The older part is behind and quite visible. Two and a half storeys with 2
gabled dormers and stone tile roof. Large chimney stack to left with 2 diagonal
brick shafts on weathered and stepped stone base. A further brick chimney,
off ridge, to right hand gable. On right hand gable the front is joined to
an older 2 storey extension. Also on this gable a panel with faded and illegible
date (looks surprisingly like A.D.1566) and an unusual device possibly a woolmark.
Two storey extension to north-east.

Listing NGR: SU2021592477

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Source: English Heritage

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