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3, Market Hill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Calne, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4384 / 51°26'18"N

Longitude: -2.0059 / 2°0'21"W

OS Eastings: 399685

OS Northings: 171042

OS Grid: ST996710

Mapcode National: GBR 2SV.PPW

Mapcode Global: VHB42.53XN

Plus Code: 9C3VCXQV+9J

Entry Name: 3, Market Hill

Listing Date: 19 May 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247318

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456689

Location: Calne, Wiltshire, SN11

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Calne

Built-Up Area: Calne

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Calne and Blackland St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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755-1/4/93 (North side)
19/05/50 No.3


Formerly known as: St Brigett's, St Mary's School MARKET HILL.
House, school, now offices. Dated 1683, restored c1980.
Rendered limestone rubble, ashlar right-hand lateral stack and
stone slate hipped roof with flat, leaded centre. Double-depth
plan with right-hand stair.
3 storeys, attic and cellar; 3-window range. Road front has a
first-floor drip course; right of centre entrance with an
early C19 timber bracketed pediment, ashlar surround and
6-panel door, with wrought-iron rails to steps up. Early or
mid C19 ground-floor 6/6-pane sashes, paired to the left;
bolection-moulded architraves to late C18 6/6-pane first-floor
sashes, and original stone-mullioned and transomed
second-floor cavetto-moulded cross windows.
W front has a continuous ground-floor label mould and
first-floor string, with bolection-moulded paired ground-floor
6/6-pane sashes, and original 3- and central 2-light cross
windows above; 2 late C20 hipped dormers, replacing a central
one. Central sundial inscribed 1683. 2 similar cross windows
light stairs to right-hand return.
INTERIOR: details include a fine late C17 dogleg stair with
turned balusters, square panelled newels, uncut string; fully
panelled rear right-hand room and fire surround; vaulted
cellar; C18 roof with plastered central room and 3-plank door,
inscribed JG/1786; original 2-panel doors; first-floor C19
Egyptian Revival hob grates in bolection-moulded surrounds.
The front room has a fine C17 stone fire surround and
overmantel from Castle House (qv), with a carved central panel
of a burning crocodile, and 2 figures supporting a painted
cartouche. The flat, leaded roof may formerly have supported a

Listing NGR: ST9968671037

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