The doorway of the Mansion House in Corsham, unaltered from when it was built in 1721-22.

Application numbers: 16/11304/DP4 & 16/11410/LBC

Site address: Corsham Mansion House, Pickwick Road, Corsham, SN13 9BL

Proposal: Demolition of the former single-storey Corsham Library. New two-storey extension and
internal refurbishment to existing Grade II listed Mansion House, including selective demolition of
single-storey elements of the Mansion House, new building single-storey entrance lobby, external
parking areas, access road, landscaping and waste and recycling compound

Type of application: Full planning / listed building consent

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  1. […] This resolution was weaker than the original (with the exception of addition of concerns about archaeological potential ~ more details about that in the next issue) since it was felt that Corsham Town Council had already raised key issues but that Wiltshire Council were not prepared to further consider them [it should be noted that the Town Council can only make recommendations to Wiltshire Council which is the planning authority]. Also, it should be noted that the above resolution did not constitute approval by CTC as was erroneously asserted by a councillor. The revised proposal was then considered to the Wiltshire Strategic Planning Committee which met on 24th May: beforehand three Corsham residents who were acquainted with all the objections, the petition etc., and have specialist knowledge of the issues, circulated a detailed report to all the committee members. […]

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