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R AND M WHITE AND WELCOME HOUSE

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: R AND M WHITE AND WELCOME HOUSE

List entry Number: 1130734

Location

R AND M WHITE AND WELCOME HOUSE, 6 AND 7, THE SQUARE

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Mere

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Jul-1989

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 320209

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST 8032-8132 MERE THE SQUARE (north side)

6/80 Nos 6 and 7 (R and M White) and Welcome House

GV II

Houses and commercial premises on street frontage. Late C19. Good coursed and squared limestone to alternating rusticated quoins, plinth, and cill bands, Welsh slate roof. A late Victorian structure on a larger scale than earlier buildings in the town centre, with long projecting back wings. Street front is 3 storeys, 3+2 windows. Ground floor has a 2-light plate glass display window with slender central shaft and a moulded head now modified, double-panelled door to overlight with ringed shafts to high plinths carrying deep consoles to a flat-stone hood with moulded edge. Overlight has basket-handle arch. To right, near centre of building, a 2-storey canted bay with plate glass windows; then a plate glass sash in moulded surround and basket-handle head. Far right a door with 3 over 3 panels under overlight, and in richly modulated surround with hood, all as other doors. First floor has 4-pane sashes, and central canted bay; second floor has five small 4-pane sashes; all these in moulded surrounds, basket-handle heads; and to wide stone cills on brackets. Deep brick stack, left; cropped rendered stack to left of Halfway House. Eaves cornice, plain second floor string, moulded first floor string, small plinth. Back has various glazing bar sashes, and a round-arched doorway, and is probably older than the street front; wing to right is six bays. Main roofs have coped gables. A vigorous scheme, over-scaled for its prominent location.

Listing NGR: ST8128232379

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National Grid Reference: ST 81282 32379

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