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16 and 18, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5833 / 51°34'59"N

Longitude: -2.0977 / 2°5'51"W

OS Eastings: 393323

OS Northings: 187160

OS Grid: ST933871

Mapcode National: GBR 2QZ.QFR

Mapcode Global: VH95S.LGCM

Entry Name: 16 and 18, High Street

Listing Date: 1 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1269398

English Heritage Legacy ID: 460810

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


758-1/4/146 (East side)
01/07/76 Nos.16 AND 18


Inn, now 2 houses and shops. Mid C16, divided c1809, later C19
shop fronts. Limestone rubble, with timber square framing
refronted in brick early C19, brick stack to N of
through-passage below ridge with a stone slate roof to the
left and slate to the right.
PLAN: U-shaped courtyard plan with a single-depth front range
and parallel rear wings flanking through-passage.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 3-window range. No.16 has a good mid C19
shop front with panelled pilasters and consoles to fascia and
cornice, and horned 2/2-pane first-floor sashes, No.18 has a
C20 shop front with plate-glass and a single 2/2-pane sash
with exposed frame, and a central through-passage with exposed
square framing and brick noggingg. N side of rear range has an
attic 3-light ovolo-moulded mullion window; matching rear
gables to the wings.
INTERIOR: details of No.16 include a first-floor front room
with left-hand Tudor-arched stone fire surround and chamfered
beams, a timber stair in two sections with a door and winder
stair to the attic. N wing of 2 storeys and attic has plank
and muntin panelling partitions, chamfered beams with carved
stops, some panelled cupboards, doors and door frames with old
furniture; 3-bay roof with an extended collar truss between
dormers carried at one end by 2 elaborately turned balusters,
possibly from a former galleried courtyard of inn. No.18
HISTORICAL NOTE: medieval inn on this site in 1540, still open
in 1751, closed by 1809. Shop front of No.16 probably built
for a druggist in occupation c1828-58.

Listing NGR: ST9333187161

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

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