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York Guest House

A Grade II Listed Building in Melksham, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3741 / 51°22'26"N

Longitude: -2.1397 / 2°8'22"W

OS Eastings: 390372

OS Northings: 163904

OS Grid: ST903639

Mapcode National: GBR 1S3.ZSL

Mapcode Global: VH96Q.VQPG

Entry Name: York Guest House

Listing Date: 29 September 1950

Last Amended: 13 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1364167

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314264

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 . CHURCH WALK
(east side)

7/46 Nos 26a and 28 (York Guest House)
(formerly listed as York House)
29.9.50

GV II

House and rear wing, now hotel. Late C18. Painted brick with
ashlar quoins and dressed stone returns, stone slate roof with
coped verges and ashlar stacks. No 26a is rear projecting wing of
No 28; 2-storey, one-window. Chamfered door case and 2-light cym-
mullioned windows to ground and first floors. No 28 has 2-storeys
and attic, 6-windowed symmetrical front. Central 8-panelled
Venetian doorway with fanlight in fine reeded arched case with
keystone and narrow sash side-lights in reeded cases, good cast-
iron boot-scraper to right of door. Either side is 16-pane sash in
beaded architrave. Plat band. First floor has five 12-pane sashes
in beaded architraves, plus one small later sash. Two large hipped
dormers to roof have 3-light beaded mullioned windows. Right
return has 3-light beaded mullioned window to ground and attic
floors. Left return and single storey rear wing has chamfered door
case with flat stone hood on brackets and cyma mullioned windows,
2-light beaded mullioned window to first floor.
Interior has round-arched openings and stone fireplace with staff
moulding and moulded cornice.


Listing NGR: ST9037263904

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