R AND M WHITE AND WELCOME HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1130734

Date first listed: 07-Jul-1989

Statutory Address: R AND M WHITE AND WELCOME HOUSE, 6 AND 7, THE SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: R AND M WHITE AND WELCOME HOUSE, 6 AND 7, THE SQUARE

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Mere

National Grid Reference: ST 81282 32379

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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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Legacy System number: 320209

Legacy System: LBS

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