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23,25,27, Bath Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Melksham, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3758 / 51°22'32"N

Longitude: -2.1394 / 2°8'21"W

OS Eastings: 390395

OS Northings: 164094

OS Grid: ST903640

Mapcode National: GBR 1S3.RY3

Mapcode Global: VH96Q.VPV5

Entry Name: 23,25,27, Bath Road

Listing Date: 13 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1021688

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314226

Location: Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Melksham

Built-Up Area: Melksham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Melksham

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(west side)

5/8 Nos 23, 25 and 27


Group of attached shops and houses. Late C19. Ashlar, Welsh slate
gabled roofs. Eccentric Victorian style. 2 storeys, 4 windows. No
23 has round-arched doorway with moulded case, imposts carved
classical face to keystone and egg-and dart ornament to arch,
pediment over on columns with Composite capitals. C19 shop front
has cast iron columnette with Composite capital. No 25 has C19
shop front with large columns with Composite capitals to sides. No
27 has square-headed cart-entry to left and C19 shop front to
right, with square columns with Composite capitals to sides and
cast-iron colonnette to central entrance. First floor of No 23 has
pair of round-arched windows with carved imposts, keystones of
carved classical faces and egg-and dart ornament to arches. Gabled
roof has coped verge and finial with kneelers on carved classical
heads. No 25 has canted bay with,Composite capitals to columns,
and balustraded parapet above. No 27 has single round-arched
window with same detail as No 23, and canted bay with same detail
as No 25, but no balustrade.
Interiors of shops are C20. Good example of eccentric style shops
with frontages intact.

Listing NGR: ST9039564094

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