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39 and 40, Fore Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Trowbridge, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3206 / 51°19'13"N

Longitude: -2.207 / 2°12'25"W

OS Eastings: 385667

OS Northings: 157958

OS Grid: ST856579

Mapcode National: GBR 1ST.0V1

Mapcode Global: VH972.P2LH

Entry Name: 39 and 40, Fore Street

Listing Date: 26 November 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1021578

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313991

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

(North East Side)
Nos 39 and 40
ST 8557 7/250

1854-55 early Renaissance Italianate. 2 storey Bath stone, dressed and coursed.
Parapet ramped up to sides and centre. Billet moulding over ground floor; plain
moulding with grotesques to sides (an atlant end a lion of sorts) and another off
centre right. Bulge in centre for (lost) flagstaff. Arcade of 4 openings to ground
floor with drip moulds and dying mouldings to arches. No 39 retains carved capitals
to octagonal piers; piers of No 40 replaced by RSJ to both arches (now glazed).
2 pairs of arch headed windows on 1st floor, also with drip moulds; cable moulding,
coupled central colonettes with stiff leaf caps, piers to sides and mask cill brackets
on both pairs.

Nos 37 to 44 (consec), No 38A and Nos 46 to 48 (consec) form a group with No 13
Church Walk. No 43 is of local interest.

Listing NGR: ST8566757958

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