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Nos 42 and 42a and Cottage to Rear of No 42

A Grade II Listed Building in Corsham, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4327 / 51°25'57"N

Longitude: -2.185 / 2°11'6"W

OS Eastings: 387234

OS Northings: 170429

OS Grid: ST872704

Mapcode National: GBR 1RH.0DQ

Mapcode Global: VH96J.28Q0

Entry Name: Nos 42 and 42a and Cottage to Rear of No 42

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Last Amended: 1 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022037

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315208

Location: Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Corsham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Greater Corsham

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

CORSHAM HIGH STREET
ST 8770
(east side)
5/181 Nos 42 and 42A and cottage to
rear of No 42
20.12.60 (formerly listed as Nos 42
and 44 as separate items)
GV II

House and shop, 1849, ashlar with slate roof, coped gables and end
wall stacks. Two storeys, 5-window range. Upper floor with
raised angle strips, moulded cornice, parapet and five 12-pane
sashes. Ground floor with 4 doors alternating with 3 plate glass
shop windows, doors with overlights and each framed in Doric
pilasters supporting a continuous frieze and moulded cornice.
Blank window to left of left door and additional pilaster, making 9
in all. Rear altered, originally 2-window range with upper 12-
pane sashes and ground floor tripartite 4-8-4 pane sashes.
Recessed section to right has stepped 12-pane sashes lighting
stair. House was grocery and drapery store of Spackman family
from early C19, rebuilt after destruction by fire 1849.
To rear south-east is C17 cottage, rubble stone with stone tiles,
coped east gable and end stack. Attic picturesque C19 dormer, 3-
light ovolo-moulded windows to first and ground floors with
hoodmould. East end door.
(Sharp & Tanner eds. A Corsham Boyhood: The Diary of H. Spackman,
1877-91.)


Listing NGR: ST8723470429

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