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5, Fore Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Trowbridge, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3213 / 51°19'16"N

Longitude: -2.2095 / 2°12'34"W

OS Eastings: 385499

OS Northings: 158037

OS Grid: ST854580

Mapcode National: GBR 1ST.075

Mapcode Global: VH972.N19Y

Entry Name: 5, Fore Street

Listing Date: 26 November 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1021571

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313979

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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Listing Text

(South West Side)
No 5
ST 8558 5/237

Circa 1864. Formerly part of Salter's Offices. Ornate Italianate 3 storey ashlar
fronted, 7 windows wide. Wide set back flanking pilasters. Modillion cornice
and blocking course and moulded listel over 2nd floor. Moulded band over 1st floor
with panel containing "Samuel Salter and Co." in raised letters, and with carved
panels on end pilasters. Dentil cornice over ground floor. Plate glass sash windows:
shouldered lintels to 2nd floor with carved rinceaux to moulded reveals, palmette
imposts and plain keys. 1st floor windows round headed with wide surrounds, keys
and beaded edges to spandrels separated by pilasters with cross-hatched caps.
Ground floor rusticated: vermiculated bases and quoins to end pilasters and former
wide entrance (now a shop); channelled to rest; 3 windows with struck voussoirs
now replaced by 2 shops. Only tall doorway to left unaltered: segmental head,
6 raised and fielded panels to door. The rear is of red brick with ashlar ground
floor, ashlar bands and grey brick dressings and quoins. Projecting box eaves,
shouldered lintels to 2nd floor windows, round headed 1st floor windows with cast
iron glazing bars with join knops.

Nos 1 to 9 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: ST8550258034

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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