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The Malthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Combe, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4935 / 51°29'36"N

Longitude: -2.2285 / 2°13'42"W

OS Eastings: 384232

OS Northings: 177197

OS Grid: ST842771

Mapcode National: GBR 1QN.7DQ

Mapcode Global: VH963.BQ7G

Entry Name: The Malthouse

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Last Amended: 9 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199090

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317208

Location: Castle Combe, Wiltshire, SN14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Castle Combe

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Castle Combe

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

ST 8477
(east side)
6/118 The Malthouse
(formerly listed as Malt House and
20.12.60 House adjoining to south west)


Two houses, now hostel, C16 to early C17 and earlier C18. Right
side: earlier C18 front, C16 to early C17 rear. Front, squared
rubble stone with ashlar dressings and stone tile roof. 2-storey,
double fronted. Flush quoins, raised plinth band and coved eaves
cornice. 2 windows each floor, 12-pane thick glazing bar sashes in
moulded architraves. Central door in moulded architrave with
pediment on brackets over. To rear, a timber framed and plastered
wing, jettied to first floor and to double gable above. Small
moulded single light on left end of south wall. Renewed gable end
windows. Left side: early C17 rubble stone with stone tiled roof,
small north end stack and south end stack. Two-and-a-half storeys.
Front has large gable to left and flush cyma-moulded mullion
windows of C18 type, 2-light with hoodmould to attic, two 2-lights
under single dripstone to first floor below and one 2-light to
first floor to right of gabled section and ground floor symmetrical
across whole front with 3-light windows each side of door in flush
moulded doorcase with open pediment on brackets over. Continuous
dripmould across, broken only for pediment. At north end is
chimney gable with exposed tie-beam and collar truss and wall posts
below. To rear: one storey and basement range with C20 door and
bead-moulded windows, possibly converted malthouse, a Cl9 open 3-
bay cartshed with brick piers and a rubble stone barn with east end
saddlestone and finial and north side cart entrance with upper
windows each side.
Interior obscured by subdivision.

Listing NGR: ST8423277197

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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