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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1251770
English Heritage Legacy ID: 434462
Location: Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10
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
1042 THE NURSERY
ST 9961 2/303
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
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