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5, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5837 / 51°35'1"N

Longitude: -2.0982 / 2°5'53"W

OS Eastings: 393294

OS Northings: 187203

OS Grid: ST932872

Mapcode National: GBR 2QZ.QBB

Mapcode Global: VH95S.LG4B

Entry Name: 5, High Street

Listing Date: 1 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1269391

English Heritage Legacy ID: 460803

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


758-1/4/139 (West side)
01/07/76 No.5


House, now shop. Late C17 with earlier origins, refronted
mid/late C19. Limestone rubble with brick window jambs,
coursed, squared limestone rear, with a diagonally-set
left-hand stack now part of No.7 (qv), and a stone slate roof.
PLAN: 2-room right-angle plan with a right-hand central stair.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic; 1-window range. A late C19 shop
front with panelled jambs, consoles and fascia, and
plate-glass windows. 2/2-pane horned sashes beneath wide
timber lintels, and brick jambs with straight joints forming
infill of wider window spaces; gabled casement dormer.
INTERIOR: details include chamfered stopped beams, plank and
muntin panelling divisions on ground and first floors by the
winder stair, with an early C17 right-hand truss with a plated
yoke set in the raised C19 attic gable.
A notable survival of a late C17 town house, retaining its
original plan form.

Listing NGR: ST9329487203

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

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