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© Mr David Witherow FRICS

IoE Number: 314346
Location: MELKSHAM HOUSE, 27 MARKET PLACE (west side)
  MELKSHAM, WEST WILTSHIRE, WILTSHIRE
Photographer: Mr David Witherow FRICS
Date Photographed: 18 August 2002
Date listed: 13 February 1985
Date of last amendment: 13 February 1985
Grade II

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ST 9063MELKSHAMMARKET PLACE(west side)7/129No 27 (Melksham House)

ST 9063 MELKSHAM MARKET PLACE (west side) 7/129 No 27 (Melksham House) GV II Detached house with side wing, now sports and social club. Early C18 with C19 alterations. Rubble stone, stone slate hipped roof, ashlar stacks with moulded capping. 2 storeys and attic, 6 windows. Central 2-storey porch is C19 addition with round-arched opening with keystone, imposts and square drip mould, door inside has flanking Tuscan columns. To right are two plate glass sashes and to left are plate glass sashes and one 2-light beaded mullioned window. Continuous string course, also on porch. Porch has 3- light chamfered mullioned window to front and 2-light mullioned windows to side, on first floor, either side are cross windows. Moulded eaves cornice porch has pierced parapet and ball finials. Three hipped dormers with casements to roof. Right return has sash to ground floor and cross window to first. Wing to left is C18 with C20 alterations, rubblestone with stone slate hipped roof. 2- storeys, windows. Ground floor has cross windows and C20 insertions. First floor has four hollow chamfered 2-light mullioned windows and projecting chimney stack. Rear has large C20 attached sports complex. Interior not inspected. Included despite C20 alterations and rear additions, as good early C18 house.

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