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11, Long Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Devizes, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3503 / 51°21'0"N

Longitude: -1.9935 / 1°59'36"W

OS Eastings: 400546

OS Northings: 161242

OS Grid: SU005612

Mapcode National: GBR 2V1.6TR

Mapcode Global: VHB4G.DBG7

Entry Name: 11, Long Street

Listing Date: 9 April 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249860

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432067

Location: Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Devizes

Built-Up Area: Devizes

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Devizes St John

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

1.
1042 LONG STRERT
(East Side)

No 11
SU 0061 4/26 9.4.54.

II* GV


2.
Former town house of Lansdowne family. Late C18 2 storeys. Painted stucco
on projecting plinth. String at lst floor level with heavy moulded key
pattern enrichment. Moulded stone and stucco cornice over frieze with small
base moulding. Parapet with moulded coping. Slate roof. The central bay
has a slight projection. 5 windows on 1st floor. 4 windows on ground floor
and tall 6-panel central door with panelled door head enriched with small
square plaques containing ovals and linked by swags. The outer ovals are
decorated with trophies, the centre one with intertwined anchors. Radiating
and wreathed arched fanlight of wrought iron with cast lead ornament. The
door under portico of 4 Ionic columns and 4 wall pilasters, swag enrichment
to necking, and entablature with laurel leaf enrichment to frieze, bracketed
cornice and pediment with free swag enrichment in tympanum. Small contemporary
extension to right hand slightly set back, same design but string in place
of cornice, and one window on first floor, 2 panes wide. All first floor
windows have delicate wrought iron balconies with case lead leaf, rosette
and honeysuckle ornament. Balconies are segmental on plan. The house slightly
set back and approached by 2 moulded stone steps. Contemporary wrought
iron rails with small urn standards. Good contemporary scrapers. The interior
has lost many of its original features but the hall retains a Greek Key
frieze and has a panalled coved ceiling with 3 patterae. Garden wall with
arcaded support to terrace at back. The street front is a fine graceful
composition.

Nos 8 to 30 (consec) form a group.


Listing NGR: SU0054861246

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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