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Wiltshire County Council Offices, County and Magistrates Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Chippenham, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

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

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


CHIPPENHAM

ST9273SW MARKET PLACE
930-1/10/93 (West side)
25/04/50 No.11
Wiltshire County Council Offices,
County and Magistrates' Court

GV II

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

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