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22 and 23, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Chippenham, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4586 / 51°27'30"N

Longitude: -2.1152 / 2°6'54"W

OS Eastings: 392095

OS Northings: 173298

OS Grid: ST920732

Mapcode National: GBR 2SJ.D2T

Mapcode Global: VH96C.9L5P

Plus Code: 9C3VFV5M+CW

Entry Name: 22 and 23, High Street

Listing Date: 22 June 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268110

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462248

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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Description


CHIPPENHAM

ST9273SW HIGH STREET
930-1/10/51 (North side)
22/06/78 Nos.22 AND 23

GV II

Two shops. Dated 1908. Limestone ashlar, slate roof. Mannerist
Classical style.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys; symmetrical 3-bay front. 12/2-pane sash
windows to the upper floors, (6/1 to the sides of the bays). 4
wide pilasters, which have small recessed oramental panels
with carved drops and cornices at the 4th floor, rise above a
modillion cornice and parapet. Moulded coping to the pilasters
and parapet. Over the central bay is a broken pediment with a
modillion cornice and cartouche-framed shield in the tympanum.
Below the modillion cornice each range has a full-height
flat-roofed canted bay with a cornice. Windows to the 4th
floor have aprons with guttae, aprons to the 3rd floor are
shaped, those to the 1st floors are lost to the C20 shop
fronts.
INTERIOR: not inpected.
Forms with No.21 (qv), a vigorously articulated example of
early C20 commercial architecture.


Listing NGR: ST9210473293

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