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Numbers 3 and 5 and Attached Wall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5839 / 51°35'1"N

Longitude: -2.0984 / 2°5'54"W

OS Eastings: 393278

OS Northings: 187226

OS Grid: ST932872

Mapcode National: GBR 2QZ.Q94

Mapcode Global: VH95S.LG05

Entry Name: Numbers 3 and 5 and Attached Wall

Listing Date: 1 July 1976

Last Amended: 19 July 1996

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1269449

English Heritage Legacy ID: 460777

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


758-1/4/114 (North side)
01/07/76 Nos.3 AND 5
and attached wall
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Nos.3 AND 5)


Pair of houses, incorporating part of former wall from Church
of St Paul's. C15 church wall, C17 house, refronted and
extended to left early C19.
Limestone rubble and dressings to rear gable, timber framed
house with a rendered brick front, C17 central stack behind
the ridge, and C19 party wall stack and slate roof hipped to
the right and a rear gable.
PLAN: 2-room plan with central stack and matching small
left-hand extension; C17 rear wall incorporates part of C15
EXTERIOR: 2 storey 3-window range. A symmetrical front has a
6-panel door, the top pair glazed and formerly with a
bracketed hood, C19 shop windows each side with 8 panes, and
8/8-pane sashes in exposed frames above; to the left a
1-window C19 range with right-hand half-glazed door, 6-pane
recessed ground-floor window and second-floor top-hung
casement. Rear gable wall formerly part of C15 S wall of
chancel and nave, including 2 blocked 3-centre arches, with
tracery visible inside.
INTERIOR: includes C15 work from St Paul's Church; first-floor
has a Tudor-arched fireplace with moulded, stopped surround,
cornice above and flanked by arched salt niches, and an oak
framed doorway between first-floor rooms with chamfered
reveals and scroll bracketed head, once flanked by
crudely-carved cherubs now in town museum. Adjacent door
re-using section of C15 muntin and plank partition. Downstairs
rear window overlies a moulded 4-centre arched stone doorway.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: approx 5m of attached rubble wall extends
W of NW corner; it includes a large blocked opening (former
window) with quoining and timber lintel over low doorway.
HISTORICAL NOTE: See St Paul's Bell Tower (qv).

(Wiltshire Buildings Record: Trowbridge, WLBR B 145).

Listing NGR: ST9328387229

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

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