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Rachel Fowler Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Melksham, Wiltshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1364145

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314352

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

(east side)

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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