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THE LIMES

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: THE LIMES

List entry Number: 1021743

Location

THE LIMES, MARKET PLACE
THE LIMES, SPA ROAD

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Melksham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Sep-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 314351

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 9063 MELKSHAM MARKET PLACE (east side)

7/134 The Limes

29.9.50 II

Detached house, now flats and car showroom. Late C18. Wing to left on corner of Spa Road is ashlar, wing to right is rubblestone, Welsh slate roof to left and ornamental tiled and stone slate roof to right. L-plan, main front is to left return. 2 storeys, 3 windows. Central panelled and glass door up 3 steps has moulded architrave and pediment on scrolled brackets enriched with acanthus leaves. Either side is 12-pane sash in moulded case. Plat band to first floor with three sashes in moulded cases. Rusticated quoins, moulded cornice and parapet with balustraded panels. Right return on Market Place has 2-storey canted bay with 12-pane sashes and canted balustraded parapet over cornice. To right is rubblestone wing of 2 storeys and attic, 3 windows. Ground floor has car showroom inserted into front. First floor has central 16-pane sash in beaded case with pair of 16-pane sashes either side. Three gabled dormers with cresting and 16-pane sashes to roof. Rear of showroom is rendered with C20 windows and inserted doors to flats, to right is 2-storey ashlar canted bay with 12-pane sashes and hipped roof with ball finial, to right and part of ashlar wng is pair of sashes in beaded case with mullion to ground and first floors, plat band. Cornice and blocking course with balustrade continued from front. Flat-roofed C19 extension has sashes in moulded cases. Interior said to have good C18 staircase. Included despite C20 front alterations. Important position visually in the Market Place.

Listing NGR: ST9050563583

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National Grid Reference: ST9050563583

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