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Corsham Civic Society artefacts

Corsham Civic Society artefacts

The Society has had in its care for some time, many small artefacts, reputed to have been found in the area, principally small coins, some dating back to Roman times. There is also a Roman lamp and dice, a clay pipe, and a tiny child’s shoe. Unfortunately, we do not...
Additional session for Brunel Shed members

Additional session for Brunel Shed members

The Brunel Shed is open to both men and women and meets in the Potley and Pockeridge Community Centre [Pockeridge Road, CorshamSN13 9SB] which has been converted into a bright, well-equipped community workshop. Members can work on their own projects or in a team on...
Corsham Civic Society planning group report

Corsham Civic Society planning group report

La Piccola Italia After objections raised by the Society and others and a retrospective planning application which was not approved, the wooden cladding blocks on the restaurant, have been painted white which blends in much better with the other commercial premises...
Corsham’s Mansion House – an update

Corsham’s Mansion House – an update

The photograph here is a clear indication of what was considered most important by Wiltshire Council and their architect’s, DKA ~ far more prominence is given to the new extension which predominates rather than to the fine Georgian building! The mock up is typically...
Mansion House redevelopment proposals

Mansion House redevelopment proposals

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...
New 'Corsham in Focus' book published

New 'Corsham in Focus' book published

No doubt some of you will be aware that at the end of last month a pocket-sized book was published, Corsham in Focus, which contains superb B&W photographs of architectural features from buildings all within a mile of Corsham, including quite a few from Pickwick....