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Rachel Fowler Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Melksham, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3717 / 51°22'18"N

Longitude: -2.1375 / 2°8'15"W

OS Eastings: 390523

OS Northings: 163633

OS Grid: ST905636

Mapcode National: GBR 1S4.SJF

Mapcode Global: VH96Q.WSVB

Entry Name: Rachel Fowler Centre

Listing Date: 29 September 1950

Last Amended: 13 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1364145

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314352

Location: Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Melksham

Built-Up Area: Melksham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Melksham

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 9063 MELKSHAM MARKET PLACE
(east side)

7/135 Rachel Fowler Centre
(formerly listed as Congregational
Church)
29.9.50

II

Congregational Church now community centre. 1773. Ashlar front,
rubblestone sides and rear, Welsh slate roof with coped verges,
kneelers and finials. 2-storey, 3-window gable-end front.
Projecting flat-roofed porch has central segmental-arched doorway
with double 8-fielded panelled doors and classical surround with
pediment, either side is small 12-pane sash. Above are three round
arched windows; centre is taller, with Y-tracery and leaded glass.
Right and left return have square headed 2 and 3-light hollow-
chamfered mullioned windows to first floor and 4 round arched
windows with Y-tracery to first floor. To right of right return is
C20 gabled extension with entrance.
Interior has gallery on 4 sides on cast-iron columns with decorated
wrought iron balconies, pews on galleries only; removed from ground
floor. (Kelly's Directory, 1911).


Listing NGR: ST9052363633

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