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23 Bristol Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5855 / 51°35'7"N

Longitude: -2.1027 / 2°6'9"W

OS Eastings: 392977

OS Northings: 187407

OS Grid: ST929874

Mapcode National: GBR 2QZ.H6D

Mapcode Global: VH95S.HDQX

Entry Name: 23 Bristol Street

Listing Date: 1 July 1976

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1269535

English Heritage Legacy ID: 460688

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






Formerly known as: Nos.23-29 BRISTOL STREET. Chapel, now house. C10/early C11, remodelled late C17. Limestone rubble and long and short quoins, stone slate roof and brick gable stacks. One-cell chapel with central entrance to front remodelled as single-room plan house. two storeys and attic; one-window range. Timber lintels to right-hand C20 porch and door, irregular dressings to C20 casements, the ground-floor one in the former doorway, and gabled eaves dormer. Right-hand gable includes an S-inscribed kneeler.

INTERIOR: details include a late C17 blocked fireplace with chamfered bressumer, winder stair to attic, which has a 2-bay C17 roof with butt purlins.

HISTORICAL NOTE: Moffat mentions a house called St Helen's "on the spot where formerly stood St Helen's Chapel" in Bristol Street. A remarkable survival.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 29 September 2016.

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

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