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CASTLE FACTORY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CASTLE FACTORY

List entry Number: 1021556

Location

CASTLE FACTORY, COURT STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Trowbridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1976

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 313945

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

COURT STREET 1. 5411 (South West Side) Castle Factory ST 8557 7/201 II GV

2. Principal block to street: 1828. Designed and built by Gane brothers. 5 storeys and attics. 11 bays. Red brick, ground floor painted. Stone plinth, band over ground floor and cill bands to 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors. Standard mill windows in raised stone surrounds, segmental headed with central mullion. The ground, 3rd and 4th floors retain glazing bar casements, rest altered. Round headed window 3rd from left on 1st floor formerly for steam engine. Wide segmental headed entrance to right. 2 large modern double doors to left. 6-10-6-light attic casements. Wide segmental headed gable end windows. Quarter hipped double roman tile roof with slightly stepped coped verges. Stunted chimney at south-east corner. Parallel block to riven: circa 1820s-30s. 4 storeys and gable lit loft. Red brick with stone bands over ground floor and 2nd and 3rd floor cill bands. Stone brackets to gutter. Stone window surrounds, square with segmental upper inner edge. Glazing bar sash windows 5 (1 on 3rd floor) + 4 (+ 2). Various ground floor openings. Double roman tile roof with formerly 3 domestic type chimneys; coped verges. Probably for hand worked machinery. Linking block to river and street blocks: to south east of previous 2 blocks. 1826-36. Brick with stone dressings, some attempt to match other 2 blocks. 2 single light windows to river. 8 standard 2-light windows to south east. Lunette window to river side marks site of boiler house. Top floor, originally only lit from south west, once a stove rack for drying cloth.

The listed Mills in Court Street form an industrial group with Home Mill Buildings, Castle Factory and The Chapel (Offices of Samuel Salter and Co Ltd).

Listing NGR: ST8555157783

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National Grid Reference: ST 85551 57783

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