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17, Market Place

A Grade I Listed Building in Devizes, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3531 / 51°21'11"N

Longitude: -1.9971 / 1°59'49"W

OS Eastings: 400295

OS Northings: 161553

OS Grid: SU002615

Mapcode National: GBR 2V0.5VY

Mapcode Global: VHB4G.B8K2

Entry Name: 17, Market Place

Listing Date: 9 April 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250423

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432786

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

(South West Side)

No 17
ST 9961 2/120 9.4.54.


Early C18. 2 storeys, attic and basement. Brick on projecting stone base, double
stepped. Chamfered stone quoins. Moulded stone cornice with carved brackets,
acanthus ornament. Hipped old tile roof swept out over cornice, 2 dormers with
heavy moulded cornice heads. 6 windows, with stone architrave surrounds and cills
on 1st floor. 5 similar windows on ground floor with additional curved frieze
and cornice to each. All with glazing bars intact. Large 8-panel double door,
off centre, in stone bolection surround, with curved frieze, moulded cornice and
broken pediment on carved stone brackets, acanthus ornament.
The door approached by a flight of 3 semi-circular stone steps from small terrace
across front of house. 2 wrot iron scroll pattern scrapers. 4 basement windows
in narrow areas. Area rails plain wrot iron, diagonal and rectangular pattern,
returned each side of door with bold strap scroll guards. The sides of house
have a deep coved cornice. Interior has fine plasterwork and panelling. Original
Adjoining to right hand with yard in front: a stable block - late C18. Brick with
dentilled eaves and old tile roof. Pair of 3 central-arched stable doors (one
blocked) and central-arched door with radiating fanlight. 2 circular and central
oval loft windows over.

All the listed buildings on the South West Side, South East Side, Market Hall,
Market Cross and the Fountain form a group.

Also all the listed buildings on the South West Side form a group with Nos 1 to
18 (consec) Northgate Street.

Listing NGR: SU0029561553

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

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