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Avon House

A Grade II Listed Building in Melksham, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3773 / 51°22'38"N

Longitude: -2.14 / 2°8'23"W

OS Eastings: 390352

OS Northings: 164258

OS Grid: ST903642

Mapcode National: GBR 1S3.RR2

Mapcode Global: VH96Q.VNJ1

Entry Name: Avon House

Listing Date: 13 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1021690

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314230

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

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5/12 Avon House


Large house, now offices of Avon Rubber Company. Early C19.
Ashlar, Welsh slate 2-span hipped roof. Regency. 3-storey
symmetrical front; 2:3:2 windows. Round-arched door is left in
central 3-windOw projection of one storey with verandah over; two
12-pane sashes to right are in recessed round-arched openings with
fanlights. Either side of centre are two 12-pane sashes. First
floor has central tall stone verandah with wrought iron balconies
to 3 segmental-arched openings with key pattern over and separated
by grooved pilasters; plat band and 3 French windows are behind
verandah, two 12-pane sashes to either side with wrought-iron
balconies. Second floor has seven small 6-pane sashes, central 3
are separated by grooved pilasters and are behind balustraded
parapet to top of verandah. Cornice and blocking course. Right
return has 12-pane sash to left and pair of sashes to right on
ground and first floors, second floor has 6-pane sashes to left and
one lunette to right. To left is 2-storey, 2-window wing with
sashes and plat band. To rear right is 2-storey brick wing with
six sashes and three attic gables.
Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: ST9035264258

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

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