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Part of Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in Devizes, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3499 / 51°20'59"N

Longitude: -1.9936 / 1°59'36"W

OS Eastings: 400543

OS Northings: 161201

OS Grid: SU005612

Mapcode National: GBR 2V1.6SS

Mapcode Global: VHB4G.DBFJ

Entry Name: Part of Museum

Listing Date: 9 April 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250354

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432666

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 STREET
(West Side)

No 41 (Museum, part of)
SU 0061 4/44 9.4.54.

II GV


2.
C18. 3 storeys red brick on plinth with stone coping. Chamfered stone
quoins and vertical stone strips flanking central projection. Moulded dentil
stone cornice and blocking course. Plain pediment over centre, stuccoed
with bullseye window in stucco surround with keystones. Hipped slate roof.
5 recessed sash windows to upper floors, no glazing bars, in moulded stone
surrounds with the addition on the 1st floor of a frieze and cornice to
each the centre 1st floor window with a segmental pediment. 4 similar windows
with frieze and cornice to ground floor. Central 6 panel door, formerly
with good cast iron knocker of mask and dolphin, in moulded stone surround,
cornice and pediment on carved scroll brackets. Interior has fine original
staircase, 2 turned balusters per step, the moulded handrail swept up at
the top of each flight. Delicate stucco work frieze in hall, staircase
and 1st floor landing. No 41 also forms part of the Museum and like No
40 was at one time part of the school attended by Sir Thomas Lawrence PRA.

No 31 to 42 (consec) form a group.


Listing NGR: SU0053661185

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

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