Avon House, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 (Grade II)

Avon House is a grade two (II) listed building in Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12. It was first listed in 1985.

About Avon House

ST 9064 MELKSHAM BATH ROAD (east side)

5/12 Avon House

Large house, now offices of Avon Rubber Company. Early C19. Ashlar, Welsh slate 2-span hipped roof. Regency. 3-storey symmetrical front; 2:3:2 windows. Round-arched door is left in central 3-windOw projection of one storey with verandah over; two 12-pane sashes to right are in recessed round-arched openings with fanlights. Either side of centre are two 12-pane sashes. First floor has central tall stone verandah with wrought iron balconies to 3 segmental-arched openings with key pattern over and separated by grooved pilasters; plat band and 3 French windows are behind verandah, two 12-pane sashes to either side with wrought-iron balconies. Second floor has seven small 6-pane sashes, central 3 are separated by grooved pilasters and are behind balustraded parapet to top of verandah. Cornice and blocking course. Right return has 12-pane sash to left and pair of sashes to right on ground and first floors, second floor has 6-pane sashes to left and one lunette to right. To left is 2-storey, 2-window wing with sashes and plat band. To rear right is 2-storey brick wing with six sashes and three attic gables. Interior not inspected.

Where is Avon House?

Avon House is located on Bath Road, in Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceST9035264258
Easting, Northing390351.8581, 164258.1707
Latitude, Longitude51.377293, -2.140008
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1021690
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