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7 and 8, Fore Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Trowbridge, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3213 / 51°19'16"N

Longitude: -2.2093 / 2°12'33"W

OS Eastings: 385512

OS Northings: 158041

OS Grid: ST855580

Mapcode National: GBR 1ST.09B

Mapcode Global: VH972.N1DX

Entry Name: 7 and 8, Fore Street

Listing Date: 26 November 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1021572

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313981

Location: Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Trowbridge

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Trowbridge St James

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

FORE STREET
1.
5411
(South East Side)
Nos 7 and 8
ST 8558 5/239
II GV

2.
Probably mid C18, ground floor of No 8 modern. 2 storeys and attic, ashlar fronted
and framed by draughted pier strips. No 7 three windows wide, No 8 five, all glazing
bar sashes with moulded architrave aprons. Moulded eaves cornice with pier breaks;
No 7 has Marley tile roof No 8 formerly stone slate roof. 3 dormers, No 7 plain
with modern casement, No 8 has 2 with moulded flat tops. Gable end chimneys, off
ridge to right. Large through passage doorcase to left of No 7 with moulded architrave,
Doric block frieze and entablature; double panelled doors, upper panels glazed.
Very recent harsh plate glass shop front to right. No 8 has C20 5 bay extension
of No 7's Doric entablature supported by dividing pilasters. But improved by triglyphs
and guttae. Right hand bay is a doorway.

Nos 1 to 9 (consec) form a group.


Listing NGR: ST8551058035

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