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2,8 and 10, Kings Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5811 / 51°34'52"N

Longitude: -2.097 / 2°5'49"W

OS Eastings: 393375

OS Northings: 186925

OS Grid: ST933869

Mapcode National: GBR 2QZ.YF4

Mapcode Global: VH95S.LJR7

Entry Name: 2,8 and 10, Kings Wall

Listing Date: 18 January 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1269309

English Heritage Legacy ID: 460889

Location: Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

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

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Listing Text


758-1/3/231 (South side)
18/01/49 Nos.2, 8 AND 10


Terrace of 5, now 3 houses. Mid C18. Limestone rubble, No.2
roughcast, others formerly limewashed, with rubble rear
external lateral stacks and a stone slate roof.
PLAN: single-room plan with rear outshuts, formerly with
through-passages and side entrances between pairs.
EXTERIOR: each 2 storeys; formerly 1-window range, now Nos 2
and 8 are 2-window range. No.2 is symmetrical with a half
glazed door beneath a re-used C13 plate tracery window head
with 2 trefoil arches and centre quatrefoil, and 2/2-pane
horned sashes in exposed boxes; No.8 is symmetrical with a C20
boarded door, rendered lintels, and early C19 8/8-pane
ground-floor and 4/8-pane first-floor sashes; No.10 has timber
lintels to a left-hand boarded door and C19 casements with 4
horizontal bars each. Openings have irregular re-used ashlar
Rear has 5 external stacks with offsets and water tables at
eaves level, C18 brick flues, the centre and right of centre
pair linked beneath the water tables; a first-floor casement
to No.8, and ground-floor outshuts.
INTERIOR: details include earlier and reset roof trusses, No.2
has a flagged former through-passage, with a left-hand front
winder stair with stair door. An interesting planned row, with
reused features including morticed lintels to front.

Listing NGR: ST9338486924

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

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