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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.


List entry Number: 1021696



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Melksham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1969

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 314241

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7/23 No 8 (The Grange)



Vicarage, now children's home. Late C17 house remodelled in 1877 by G.E. Street. Rubblestone, stone slate roof with coped verges, ashlar stacks. 2-storeys and attic, 4-windows. Central door is recessed with C19 porch and has Perpendicular style case. Either side are projecting gabled wings; to right has group of three C18 8-pane sashes in beaded cases and left has 3-light mullioned and transomed window and 2-light mullioned window, all of C19 and with relieving arches over. First floor has cross window over door and pair of 12-pane sashes in beaded cases to right, left are two groups of casements in splayed mullioned cases. Attic gable of right wing has one 3-light mullioned window to attic. 2-storey left return has string course and one ogee-headed tall 10-pane sash and one pair of tall 10-pane sashes in chamfered case with central mullion and ogee-head. To rear is wing of 1877, dressed stone, stone slate roof with coped verges, same ogee-headed tall sashes in a ground floor bay and to first floor. Central part is recessed between C19 wings and has bow-fronted porch with a beaded door case and window, first floor has C18 pair of 8-pane sashes in beaded case with mullion, second floor gable has two casements. To left is projecting wing of c1877 with 2-light chamfered mullioned windows to first floor, C20 garage abuts ground floor. Interior not inspected. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975).

Listing NGR: ST9029363817

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, (1963)

National Grid Reference: ST9029363817


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