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38 40, Market Place

A Grade II* Listed Building in Warminster, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.2044 / 51°12'15"N

Longitude: -2.18 / 2°10'47"W

OS Eastings: 387523

OS Northings: 145040

OS Grid: ST875450

Mapcode National: GBR 1V6.FP1

Mapcode Global: VH97H.5ZDK

Entry Name: 38 40, Market Place

Listing Date: 28 April 1952

Last Amended: 31 March 1978

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036228

English Heritage Legacy ID: 312958

Location: Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Warminster

Built-Up Area: Warminster

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Warminster Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Nos 38 and 40
(Formerly listed
as No 14 end No 14A)
ST 8745 SE 7/6 28.4.52.


Late C18/early C19. 3 storeys. Bath stone ashlar with rusticated ground
floor treatment and full height angle pilasters. Projecting plinth and plain
strings at each floor. Triglyph frieze, moulded bracketted cornice and plain
parapet. Entablature broken forward over pilasters and central bay which
has slight projections. 3 ranges of windows to upper floors, glazing bar
sashes. On ground floor, modern bowed glazing bar window replaces door in
deep splayed recess with keystones. Modern shop front with glazing bars and
fluted pilasters to left. Excellent mid-Victorian polychrome shop front to
right; recessed splayed centre flanked by colonnettes with floral caps, plate
glass windows with cast-iron fretwork in upper corners, panelled outer pilasters
to fascia which has scrolled brackets and modillion cornice. 2 storey lean-to
extension to left of one bay with modern 6 panel door in architrave surround
and arched fanlight and one window above (later addition, see brick side wall).
3 wide bays at rear. Coursed and squared rubble; low single storey extension
links with mid C19 2 storey 5 bay stable building, built of coursed and squared
rubble with brick quoins and dressings and, to left, lacing courses; old tile
hipped roof.

Listing NGR: ST8752345040

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

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