Rodney House

Grade II* listed built around 1790 in a severe Grecian style by the clothier James Selfe. It was later the office of the Trowbridge Co-operative Society and now houses the […]

Polebarn House

Grade II* listed built around 1789 by John Clark, a clothier and minister of the Tabernacle Church in Union Street. Its once-extensive grounds (where Trowbridge Police Station now stands) featured […]

The Handle House

Grade II* listed Dating to around 1884, the Handle House was originally part of Studley Mill. It was used for storing and drying teasels, the spiny flowerheads used to raise […]

66-67 Fore Street

Grade II* listed A stone façade built in 1696 by Joseph Houlton encases what was originally late-Tudor-period Langford House, the birthplace of Mary Hyde (nee Langford). Her son Edward Hyde, […]

Lovemead House

Grade I listed. Probably built around 1730 by clothier William Temple. Later, it was inhabited by another clothier, William Cockerell, and in the early 19th century, by William Perkins, also […]

St James’s Church

Grade I listed. Built on the site of an earlier church in the middle of the 15th century, it is one of the oldest buildings in Trowbridge. The tower and […]

HSBC Bank Building

Grade I listed, it was built between 1727 and 1741 by John Watts, a merchant who became rich from trade to and from Portugal. The building was described by Pevsner […]

68 Fore Street

Grade I listed. It was built around 1723 for Nathaniel Houlton, another son of the clothier Joseph Houlton. Later, it was the home of another clothier, Samuel Salter, whose Home […]

Lloyds Bank Building

Grade I listed. Its facade is a copy of the east side of Dyrham Park Country House in South Gloucestershire. Indeed, according to Pevsner, the building is “so grand as […]

Parade House

Grade I listed. built around 1720 for Robert Houlton, son of the wealthy clothier Joseph Houlton. It is the centrepiece of what Pevsner’s Guide to Wiltshire Buildings called “a stretch […]

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