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125, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5811 / 51°34'51"N

Longitude: -2.0957 / 2°5'44"W

OS Eastings: 393467

OS Northings: 186918

OS Grid: ST934869

Mapcode National: GBR 2QZ.YSS

Mapcode Global: VH95S.MJG9

Entry Name: 125, High Street

Listing Date: 6 August 1974

Last Amended: 19 July 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1269328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 460866

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


758-1/3/203 (South side)
06/08/74 No.125
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Nos.87-103, 107, 113-137 (Odd))


Formerly known as: Nos.125-131 HIGH STREET.
House, extended, divided into 4, now one. Early C17, extended
mid C17, refronted, roof raised; extended to rear late C18.
Limestone rubble with brick lateral and gable stacks and stone
slate roof.
PLAN: L-plan, a 2-room parallel range with a through-passage,
mid C17 right-hand rear wing and C18 left-hand rear service
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic; 4-window range. Timber lintels
to openings, 2 central doorways with boarded doors, the
left-hand one with a wide C18 frame and 3-plank door to the
through-passage, a right-hand former shop window with 3
plate-glass panes, left-hand ground-floor window with brick
infill to side and below, with wide plate-glass sashes with
margin bars in exposed boxes. Sections of former wall plate
flank first-floor windows.
The through-passage is flagged with timber square framing with
brick noggingg, and doorways each side to the front.
Rear 2-window range has an inserted stack toward the rear; a
blocked doorway to the left of the current doorway at the rear
end of the passage, a C17 3-light pegged timber mullion
windows with iron casements, and the gable has a ground-floor
10/10-pane sash. Brick C18 wing has a well.
INTERIOR: details of the front range include a timber-framed
through-passage, the right-hand room has a bressumer to a
rubble hearth with parts of a former winder stair to the left,
now a doorway, with wide chamfers to beams and wall plate,
first-floor with a 3-bay roof with early C17 truss blades with
trenched purlins to extended C18 tie beams.
The rear wing has thick walls, splayed window reveals with
seats, and chamfered, stopped beams; the roof largely rebuilt
C19, has a C17 truss behind the stack that backs onto the
front range, possibly from a smoke bay.

Listing NGR: ST9347286908

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

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