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Latitude: 51.5826 / 51°34'57"N
Longitude: -2.0953 / 2°5'43"W
OS Eastings: 393489
OS Northings: 187089
OS Grid: ST934870
Mapcode National: GBR 2QZ.R1X
Mapcode Global: VH95S.MHM3
Entry Name: Former Town Wall Extending North West of Silver Street to Rear of 28-34 (Not Included)
Listing Date: 1 July 1976
Last Amended: 19 July 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1269223
English Heritage Legacy ID: 460972
Location: Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16
Civil Parish: Malmesbury
Built-Up Area: Malmesbury
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Malmesbury and Brokenborough
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST9387 SILVER STREET
758-1/2/287 (North East side)
01/07/76 Former town wall extending NW of
Silver Street to rear of 28-34 (not
(Formerly Listed as:
SILVER STREET (BACK HILL)
The Town Wall forming the rear
curtilage of Nos 28-34)
Former town wall. Early C12, with later rebuilding. Coursed,
squared limestone rubble. 4-metre section at north end,
probably mid C17 and representing either part of Civil War
defences or communal rebuild after demolition in 1646; at the
south end is a section rebuilt in mid C20 concrete block and
then an approx 16-metre medieval section built on natural
limestone outcrop; at this junction is a former icehouse,
probably C17 and built of coursed and squared blocks; at the
south end of this latter section a later wall is returned at
right angles to the river; the main section of the wall is
continued southwards, and is finished by a length in C18
Flemish bond brick.
(Report by Keystone Historic Building Consultants: 1994-:
Listing NGR: ST9348987089
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