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31, Market Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Melksham, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3718 / 51°22'18"N

Longitude: -2.1388 / 2°8'19"W

OS Eastings: 390435

OS Northings: 163642

OS Grid: ST904636

Mapcode National: GBR 1S4.S4S

Mapcode Global: VH96Q.WS58

Entry Name: 31, Market Place

Location: Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12

County: Wiltshire

Parish: Melksham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Listing Date: 13 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314349

Source ID: 1021742

Listing Text

ST 9063 MELKSHAM MARKET PLACE
(west side)

7/132 No 31



GV II

Fire brigade headquarters, now offices, with attached garage to
rear. 1847. Ashlar, Welsh slate roof with coped verges and ashlar
stacks with moulded capping. 2 storeys, 6 windows. Symmetrical
front divided vertically by 4 pilasters, central tall round-arched
opening with 6-panelled beaded door and fanlight, either side are
two tall round-arched openings with imposts and 8-pane sashes;
imposts form string course. First floor has two tall round-arched
sashes to each of three bays. Plain frieze, cornice and blocking
course. To left is wide ashlar round-arch with imposts connecting
to No 31 to Town Hall (q.v.) and forming entry to garage behind,
double doors in semi-elliptical arched opening. To rear is 2-
storey ashlar wing with 16-pane sashes. Group value with Town Hall


Listing NGR: ST9043563642

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