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Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Melksham, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194263

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314348

Location: Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12

County: Wiltshire

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

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Listing Text

ST 9063 MELKSHAM MARKET PLACE
(west side)
7/131
Town Hall
29.9.50

GV II

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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