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The Grange and Orchard Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Melksham, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3733 / 51°22'23"N

Longitude: -2.1408 / 2°8'26"W

OS Eastings: 390293

OS Northings: 163817

OS Grid: ST902638

Mapcode National: GBR 1S3.ZGK

Mapcode Global: VH96Q.VR32

Plus Code: 9C3V9VF5+8M

Entry Name: The Grange and Orchard Hall

Listing Date: 29 July 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1021696

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314241

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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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/04/2019

ST 9063

CANON SQUARE (west side)
The Grange and Orchard Hall

(Formerly listed as No 8 (The Grange))


Vicarage, later a children's home. Late C17 house remodelled in 1877 by G.E. Street. Rubblestone, stone slate roof with coped verges, ashlar stacks. Two storeys and attic, four windows.

Central door is recessed with C19 porch and has Perpendicular style case. Either side are projecting gabled wings; to right has group of three C18 eight-pane sashes in beaded cases and left has three-light mullioned and transomed window and two-light mullioned window, all of C19 and with relieving arches over. First floor has cross window over door and pair of twelve-pane sashes in beaded cases to right, left are two groups of casements in splayed mullioned cases. Attic gable of right wing has one three-light mullioned window to attic. Two storey left return has string course and one ogee-headed tall ten-pane sash and one pair of tall ten-pane sashes in chamfered case with central mullion and ogee-head. To rear is wing of 1877, dressed stone, stone slate roof with coped verges, same ogee-headed tall sashes in a ground floor bay and to first floor. Central part is recessed between C19 wings and has bow-fronted porch with a beaded door case and window, first floor has C18 pair of eight-pane sashes in beaded case with mullion, second floor gable has two casements. To left is projecting wing of c1877 with two-light chamfered mullioned windows to first floor, C20 garage abuts ground floor. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: ST9029363817

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