The Dust Hole the King’s Arms Public House, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 (Grade II)

The Dust Hole the King’s Arms Public House is a grade two (II) listed building in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14. It was first listed in 1976.

About The Dust Hole the King’s Arms Public House

CASTLE STREET 1. 5411 (West Side) Nos 5 and 5A (The King’s Arms Public House) [The Dust Hole] ST 8557 7/160 II GV

C17 or early C18, known as the ‘Dusthole’. 2 storeys, stuccoed and grooved to simulate ashlar. Stone plinth, quoins (rustic to ground floor, draughted piers above) and moulded eaves cornice to Welsh slate roof, 1/4 hipped to right; central brick stack. Three 1st floor windows with architraves, centre blocked, others glazing bar sashes. Central doorway with architrave and 6 panel door flanked by modern 2 light single hung sashes also with architraves. The rear is rubble built and has 2 glazing bar sash windows with dressed stone surrounds and a central blocked 2 light ovolo mullioned window. Gabled 2 storey brick wing to rear with double roman tiles and 2 brick chimneys, 1 with gable and partly stepped. 2 windows with reeded inner edges to south. To north a 3 light raking top dormer and 2 first floor 4 light weavers windows. Interior much altered but attic still interesting a) because of 2 bastard cruck trusses [to main collars] and b) because of diamond scratched mid C19 grafitti on panes in window of extension.

Nos I to 6 (consec) including 5A form a group.

Where is The Dust Hole the King’s Arms Public House?

The Dust Hole the King’s Arms Public House is located on The King’s Arms Public House, 5 and 5a, Castle Street, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceST 85570 57979
Easting, Northing385570, 157979.36084
Latitude, Longitude51.320733, -2.208455
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1021528
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