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Latitude: 51.3717 / 51°22'18"N
Longitude: -2.1389 / 2°8'19"W
OS Eastings: 390429
OS Northings: 163634
OS Grid: ST904636
Mapcode National: GBR 1S4.S3J
Mapcode Global: VH96Q.WS4B
Entry Name: Town Hall
Listing Date: 29 September 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1194263
English Heritage Legacy ID: 314348
Location: Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12
Civil Parish: Melksham
Built-Up Area: Melksham
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Melksham
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 9063 MELKSHAM MARKET PLACE
Cheese market, now town hall. 1847 by D.Jones of Bradford-on-Avon.
Ashlar, hipped Welsh slate roof. Square. 2-storeys, 2:2:2
windows. Symmetrical front divided vertically by four wide
pilasters. Central round-arched opening with imposts and recessed
door up steps, either side is round arched opening with imposts and
Diocletian sash windows with margin lights. String course. Two
tall semi-circular headed sashes with margin lights and imposts to
each of three first floor bays. Plain frieze and moulded cornice
and blocking course with pediment over central bay with clock,
stone bellcote on apex. Left return has two round-arched openings
with Dioclectian sash windows with margin-lights and one blind arch
either side. Plat band. Rear has same round arches with sashes to
ground floor and plat band to first with two tall semi-circular
headed sashes either side of central round arched window.
Interior: good moulded doorcases, central stairs, ground floor
committee room has fine oak panelling, carved door case and frieze
with palmettes. (The Builder, 1847).
Listing NGR: ST9042963634
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