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NOS 42 AND 42A AND COTTAGE TO REAR OF NO 42

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: NOS 42 AND 42A AND COTTAGE TO REAR OF NO 42

List entry Number: 1022037

Location

NOS 42 AND 42A AND COTTAGE TO REAR OF NO 42, 42 AND 42A, HIGH STREET

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Corsham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Dec-1960

Date of most recent amendment: 01-Aug-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 315208

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CORSHAM HIGH STREET ST 8770 (east side) 5/181 Nos 42 and 42A and cottage to rear of No 42 20.12.60 (formerly listed as Nos 42 and 44 as separate items) GV II

House and shop, 1849, ashlar with slate roof, coped gables and end wall stacks. Two storeys, 5-window range. Upper floor with raised angle strips, moulded cornice, parapet and five 12-pane sashes. Ground floor with 4 doors alternating with 3 plate glass shop windows, doors with overlights and each framed in Doric pilasters supporting a continuous frieze and moulded cornice. Blank window to left of left door and additional pilaster, making 9 in all. Rear altered, originally 2-window range with upper 12- pane sashes and ground floor tripartite 4-8-4 pane sashes. Recessed section to right has stepped 12-pane sashes lighting stair. House was grocery and drapery store of Spackman family from early C19, rebuilt after destruction by fire 1849. To rear south-east is C17 cottage, rubble stone with stone tiles, coped east gable and end stack. Attic picturesque C19 dormer, 3- light ovolo-moulded windows to first and ground floors with hoodmould. East end door. (Sharp & Tanner eds. A Corsham Boyhood: The Diary of H. Spackman, 1877-91.)

Listing NGR: ST8723470429

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Sharp, , Tanner, , A Corsham Boyhood The Diary of H Spackman 1877-91

National Grid Reference: ST 87234 70429

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