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Melbourne House

A Grade II Listed Building in Devizes, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3544 / 51°21'15"N

Longitude: -2.0025 / 2°0'8"W

OS Eastings: 399922

OS Northings: 161698

OS Grid: ST999616

Mapcode National: GBR 2V0.4JM

Mapcode Global: VHB4G.77Q2

Entry Name: Melbourne House

Listing Date: 19 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251770

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434462

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 Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

1.
1042 THE NURSERY

Melbourne House
ST 9961 2/303

II


2.
Set well back from street, the main front facing west. Access by a drive
adjacent to Melbourne Terrace gv. Circa 1840. 3 storeys ashlar on projecting
plinth. 1st and 2nd floor block sill courses. Hipped slate roof with overhanging
eaves. In the centre of ridge a small octagonal stair light, on lead base,
with 2 light casements. Ashlar chimney stacks at ridge ends with moulded
stone capping. 3 windows, square on 2nd floor, recessed sashes, later glazing
bars. 2 tripartite sash windows on ground floor, no glazing bars, block sills.
Central ashlar porch, semi-circular arched entrance with keystone, flanked
by thin Doric pilasters on pedestals, cornice and blocking course with moulded
coping. Round headed side windows with marginal glazing. Recessed door of
1 light with marginal glazing and round headed centre pane and 2 flush panels
below. Semi-circular fanlight. Stone architrave surround.
Along sides of house single storey extensions, slightly recessed from front.
Half hipped slate roofs with moulded eaves cornice. Round headed window to
front and 2 windows to side.


Listing NGR: ST9992261698

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

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