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19, THE BRIDGE (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Chippenham, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4599 / 51°27'35"N

Longitude: -2.1179 / 2°7'4"W

OS Eastings: 391902

OS Northings: 173443

OS Grid: ST919734

Mapcode National: GBR 1R5.KB0

Mapcode Global: VH96C.7KPP

Plus Code: 9C3VFV5J+XR

Entry Name: 19, THE BRIDGE (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 22 June 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267926

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462446

Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Chippenham

Built-Up Area: Chippenham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Chippenham with Tytherton Lucas

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


930-1/9/215 No.19


Includes: No.37 FOGHAMSHIRE.
Shops, probably a former department store. c1910. Limestone
ashlar; roof unseen, probably slate; lead dome to corner bay.
Free style, mostly Baroque. L-shaped plan.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 8-window range in original openings.
C20 shop fronts with banded rustication to the pilasters, one
to the left (east), 2 to the right (north, in Foghamshire).
Plate-glass sash windows. The facade is spanned by a
projecting C20-style entablature, dentilled cornice and
blocking course.
A semicircular tower at the corner has 3 windows under a
hemi-spherical dome with a weather vane and ball topping a
tall finial; engaged Ionic columnns flank the 2nd-storey
windows; banded rustication to the 1st floor and paired Tuscan
columns to the ground floor flank a portico in antis over
double half-glazed doors.
To the sides, the 2 upper floors are articulated by Ionic
columns resting on the cornice of the shops below. The facade
to the left has a full-width 6-light semicircular window with
transom and keystone to the 1st floor which supports 2 small
central engaged Ionic columns on the 2nd floor. These are
flanked by 3-light segmental bay windows which project to meet
the entablature. The range to the far right is similar. To the
immediate right of the entrance the 2nd-floor bay is over a
similar taller one to the 1st floor with elaborate carving
around a plaque between floors.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: ST9190273443

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