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Latitude: 51.3717 / 51°22'18"N
Longitude: -2.1375 / 2°8'15"W
OS Eastings: 390523
OS Northings: 163633
OS Grid: ST905636
Mapcode National: GBR 1S4.SJF
Mapcode Global: VH96Q.WSVB
Entry Name: Rachel Fowler Centre
Listing Date: 29 September 1950
Last Amended: 13 February 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1364145
English Heritage Legacy ID: 314352
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
7/135 Rachel Fowler Centre
(formerly listed as Congregational
Congregational Church now community centre. 1773. Ashlar front,
rubblestone sides and rear, Welsh slate roof with coped verges,
kneelers and finials. 2-storey, 3-window gable-end front.
Projecting flat-roofed porch has central segmental-arched doorway
with double 8-fielded panelled doors and classical surround with
pediment, either side is small 12-pane sash. Above are three round
arched windows; centre is taller, with Y-tracery and leaded glass.
Right and left return have square headed 2 and 3-light hollow-
chamfered mullioned windows to first floor and 4 round arched
windows with Y-tracery to first floor. To right of right return is
C20 gabled extension with entrance.
Interior has gallery on 4 sides on cast-iron columns with decorated
wrought iron balconies, pews on galleries only; removed from ground
floor. (Kelly's Directory, 1911).
Listing NGR: ST9052363633
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