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Castle Factory

A Grade II Listed Building in Trowbridge, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.319 / 51°19'8"N

Longitude: -2.2087 / 2°12'31"W

OS Eastings: 385551

OS Northings: 157784

OS Grid: ST855577

Mapcode National: GBR 1ST.6FG

Mapcode Global: VH972.N3PP

Plus Code: 9C3V8Q9R+HG

Entry Name: Castle Factory

Listing Date: 26 November 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1021556

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313945

Location: Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Trowbridge

Built-Up Area: Trowbridge

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Trowbridge St James

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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(South West Side)
Castle Factory
ST 8557 7/201

Principal block to street: 1828. Designed and built by Gane brothers. 5 storeys
and attics. 11 bays. Red brick, ground floor painted. Stone plinth, band over
ground floor and cill bands to 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors. Standard mill windows
in raised stone surrounds, segmental headed with central mullion. The ground,
3rd and 4th floors retain glazing bar casements, rest altered. Round headed window
3rd from left on 1st floor formerly for steam engine. Wide segmental headed entrance
to right. 2 large modern double doors to left. 6-10-6-light attic casements.
Wide segmental headed gable end windows. Quarter hipped double roman tile roof
with slightly stepped coped verges. Stunted chimney at south-east corner.
Parallel block to riven: circa 1820s-30s. 4 storeys and gable lit loft. Red
brick with stone bands over ground floor and 2nd and 3rd floor cill bands. Stone
brackets to gutter. Stone window surrounds, square with segmental upper inner
edge. Glazing bar sash windows 5 (1 on 3rd floor) + 4 (+ 2). Various ground floor
openings. Double roman tile roof with formerly 3 domestic type chimneys; coped
verges. Probably for hand worked machinery.
Linking block to river and street blocks: to south east of previous 2 blocks.
1826-36. Brick with stone dressings, some attempt to match other 2 blocks. 2
single light windows to river. 8 standard 2-light windows to south east. Lunette
window to river side marks site of boiler house. Top floor, originally only lit
from south west, once a stove rack for drying cloth.

The listed Mills in Court Street form an industrial group with Home Mill Buildings,
Castle Factory and The Chapel (Offices of Samuel Salter and Co Ltd).

Listing NGR: ST8555157783

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