The Yelde Hall is a Grade I listed building which has stood in the town since at least the 15th Century, although a building may have been on the site even longer.
The building was originally used as a jail (in the cellar), as a courtroom (on the ground floor) and as a council chamber (upstairs). The Chippenham Savings Bank operated an office in the building from 1822. It became a drill hall and from 1870 the Fire Brigade used the building until 1945. After some restoration work in the 1950s, the building served as the Chippenham Museum from October 1963 until it relocated to the Market Place in 1999. Following a refurbishment, the building then became the North Wiltshire Tourist Information Centre in March 2003 and then underwent a further refurbishment in March 2012 re-opening to the public as an extension of the Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre in April 2012.