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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: 39 AND 40, FORE STREET

List entry Number: 1021578



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


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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 313991

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FORE STREET 1. 5411 (North East Side) Nos 39 and 40 ST 8557 7/250 II GV

2. 1854-55 early Renaissance Italianate. 2 storey Bath stone, dressed and coursed. Parapet ramped up to sides and centre. Billet moulding over ground floor; plain moulding with grotesques to sides (an atlant end a lion of sorts) and another off centre right. Bulge in centre for (lost) flagstaff. Arcade of 4 openings to ground floor with drip moulds and dying mouldings to arches. No 39 retains carved capitals to octagonal piers; piers of No 40 replaced by RSJ to both arches (now glazed). 2 pairs of arch headed windows on 1st floor, also with drip moulds; cable moulding, coupled central colonettes with stiff leaf caps, piers to sides and mask cill brackets on both pairs.

Nos 37 to 44 (consec), No 38A and Nos 46 to 48 (consec) form a group with No 13 Church Walk. No 43 is of local interest.

Listing NGR: ST8566757958

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National Grid Reference: ST 85667 57958


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