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Latitude: 51.3508 / 51°21'2"N
Longitude: -1.9946 / 1°59'40"W
OS Eastings: 400471
OS Northings: 161299
OS Grid: SU004612
Mapcode National: GBR 2V1.6JS
Mapcode Global: VHB4G.C9WV
Plus Code: 9C3W9224+85
Entry Name: 21 and 22, St John's Street
Listing Date: 9 April 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1252308
English Heritage Legacy ID: 435292
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 John
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
1042 ST JOHN'S STREET
Nos 21 and 22
SU 0061 4/75 9.4.54.
Dated 1740 on rain water head. 3 storey colour washed stucco front on plinth.
Moulded lst floor stringcourse and 4 Doric pilasters to upper part dividing
front into 2 bays. Moulded wood eaves cornice. Hipped slate roof 4 windows
to upper floors all with segmental heads, sashes glazing bars intact, flush
architrave frames with key blocks, moulded sills. Ground floor has recessed
modern door to left in architrave surround, coupled sash windows in flush
architrave frame and to right hand corner a wide C18 canted bay on small iron
bracket with frieze and cornice.
Return front to St John's Court qv has blank upper part flanked by Doric pilasters
with stringcourse returned. Recessed 4 panel door to ground floor. The 1st
bay of the adjoining row to rear on St John's Court is part of No 22 but is
described under Nos 1, 2 and 3 St John's Court.
The building is reputed to have been used by General Wolfe when visiting the
Nos l9 to 22 (consec) form a group.
Listing NGR: SU0047161299
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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