53 AND 55, HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1021728
Date first listed:
29-Sep-1950
Date of most recent amendment:
13-Feb-1985
Statutory Address:
53 AND 55, HIGH STREET

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Ordnance survey map of 53 AND 55, HIGH STREET
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Location

Statutory Address:
53 AND 55, HIGH STREET

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Melksham
National Grid Reference:
ST9048463833

Details

ST 9063 MELKSHAM HIGH STREET (west side)

7/101 Nos 53 and 55 (formerly listed as Nos 33 and 35) 29.9.50

GV II

Wrongly shown on O.S. map as Nos 33 and 35.

Two shops in block. Early C18. Roughcast rubblestone, stone slate hipped roof. 2 storeys and attic, 4 windows. C20 shop fronts to ground floor. First floor has four stone cross windows, and moulded eaves cornice with blocking course. Two hipped dormers above No 55. Left return has three cross windows to first floor and continuation of eaves cornice and blocking course from front, with decorated cast-iron rainwater head to right. To rear is ashlar C19 wing with sashes. Included despite C20 shop fronts and for group value with No 1 Bank Street (q.v.) which is part of same C18 block.

Listing NGR: ST9048463833

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
314318
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 11 Jan 2003
Reference: IOE01/07126/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Gill Cardy. Source Historic England Archive
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