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53 and 55, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Melksham, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3735 / 51°22'24"N

Longitude: -2.1381 / 2°8'17"W

OS Eastings: 390484

OS Northings: 163833

OS Grid: ST904638

Mapcode National: GBR 1S4.S9B

Mapcode Global: VH96Q.WQJY

Entry Name: 53 and 55, High Street

Listing Date: 29 September 1950

Last Amended: 13 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1021728

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314318

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)

7/101 Nos 53 and 55 (formerly listed as
Nos 33 and 35)


Wrongly shown on O.S. map as Nos 33 and 35.

Two shops in block. Early C18. Roughcast rubblestone, stone slate
hipped roof. 2 storeys and attic, 4 windows. C20 shop fronts to
ground floor. First floor has four stone cross windows, and
moulded eaves cornice with blocking course. Two hipped dormers
above No 55. Left return has three cross windows to first floor
and continuation of eaves cornice and blocking course from front,
with decorated cast-iron rainwater head to right. To rear is
ashlar C19 wing with sashes. Included despite C20 shop fronts and
for group value with No 1 Bank Street (q.v.) which is part of same
C18 block.

Listing NGR: ST9048463833

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