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Wiltshire County Council Offices, County and Magistrates Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Chippenham, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4574 / 51°27'26"N

Longitude: -2.1143 / 2°6'51"W

OS Eastings: 392156

OS Northings: 173161

OS Grid: ST921731

Mapcode National: GBR 2SJ.D9T

Mapcode Global: VH96C.9MMN

Plus Code: 9C3VFV4P+W7

Entry Name: Wiltshire County Council Offices, County and Magistrates Court

Listing Date: 25 April 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268064

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462290

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


930-1/10/93 (West side)
25/04/50 No.11
Wiltshire County Council Offices,
County and Magistrates' Court


House, now municipal offices. Mid C18. Coursed limestone
rubble, ashlar quoins, parapet and dressings, stone slate roof
hipped to the left. 3-unit plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 7-window range. Raised quoins and
architraves imply that the 1st floor may formerly have been
rendered. Cyma-moulded architraves to 6/6-pane sash windows to
the 1st floor, plate-glass sashes to the ground floor. Ashlar
eaves band, cornice and parapet to front and one-window left
return on Timber Street where the architrave to the
ground-floor window has a cornice. Narrow ashlar ground-floor
lintel band and worn chamfered capping to a rubblestone plinth
to the front. Tuscan doorcase to right of centre with engaged
columns supporting entablature and pediment. Step up to a C19
4-panel door glazed to the top.
INTERIOR: altered.

Listing NGR: ST9214573168

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

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