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Description: 26-34, Chipper Lane
Date Listed: 12 October 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 318950
OS Grid Reference: SU1443630136
OS Grid Coordinates: 414436, 130136
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0704, -1.7953
676/1/271 CHIPPER LANE
12-OCT-72 (South side)
(Formerly listed as:
Row of houses. c.1788.
MATERIALS: Constructed of red brick on a raised stone plinth, moulded wooden eaves cornice and steeply pitched hipped roofs of plain clay tiles.
PLAN: Three storey, double depth plan.
EXTERIOR: Three storey row of five houses with a single storey link between No. 32 and No. 34. Steeply pitched hipped roof with plain clay tiles and moulded wooded eaves cornice. The sash windows retain their glazing bars and flush architrave. The blind windows all have vitrified chequer brickwork.
No. 26 is one bay wide with a six-panelled entrance door with moulded cornice hood. The rectangular fanlight above has been blocked.
No. 28 is three bays wide with the remains of a late-C19 shop front to the ground floor. There is one blind window to the second floor.
No. 30 is four bays wide with blind windows to the second bay. The door has been removed but the moulded cornice hood remains. To the fourth bay is a large carriage entrance which appears to cut through the window above.
No. 32 is four bays wide with blind windows to the second bay. It has a six panelled entrance door with rectangular fanlight above with marginal glazing and a diamond centre, and moulded cornice hood above. The rainwater head is dated 1788.
No. 34 is three bays wide with a C20 neo-Georgian shop front to ground floor. Between Nos. 32 and 34 is a single storey link block (No. 32a) constructed of red brick with stone coping to the parapet. Neo-Georgian shop front to east and single door to west within an arched opening (formerly this was a bull's eye window). No. 32a is of lesser importance.
INTERIOR: Not inspected.
SOURCES: N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire (1985) 449
REASONS FOR DESIGNATION DECISION: Nos. 26-34 is recommended for designation at Grade II, for the following principal reasons:
* A good example of a Georgian terrace with a handsome, well-proportioned facade.
* The relatively complete group which retains good architectural detailing including sash windows, six panelled doors and moulded wooden eaves cornice
Listing NGR: SU1443630133
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Source: English Heritage
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