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The Kings Arms Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5829 / 51°34'58"N

Longitude: -2.098 / 2°5'52"W

OS Eastings: 393307

OS Northings: 187116

OS Grid: ST933871

Mapcode National: GBR 2QZ.QDS

Mapcode Global: VH95S.LG7X

Entry Name: The Kings Arms Hotel

Listing Date: 18 January 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1269405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 460817

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


758-1/4/153 (West side)
18/01/49 No.29
The Kings Arms Hotel


Coaching inn and house, now one hotel. Early C17, main range
refronted c1821, extended to rear c1856. Rendered limestone
rubble with limestone ashlar plinth and ashlar and brick end
stacks, and stone slate roof.
PLAN: 2 rooms deep with axial first-floor passage, rear C19 N
wing, and 2-bay S gabled house.
EXTERIOR: a symmetrical front has a central flat-arched
through carriage way with a horned 8/8-pane sash above,
flanked by wide full-height bays with paired 8/8-pane sashes
to ground and first floors, and 2 gabled casement dormers
above. Doorways from the sides of the passage, with a blocked
left-hand doorway to the front. At the left-hand end a mid C17
gable, jettied forward of the main front above the ground
floor, has paired ground floor 8/8-pane sashes, 2 first-floor
2-light casements, and a 9-pane attic window.
Rear S 2-light C17 first-floor window. N wing above C19
INTERIOR: details include an altered ground floor with wide
stone fireplace, left-hand late C18 rear dogleg stair with
stick balusters and curtail; first floor front rooms have
chamfered beams with cyma stops; collar truss roof with 2
trenched purlins.

Listing NGR: ST9329687114

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

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