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21 and 22, St John's Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Devizes, Wiltshire

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252308

English Heritage Legacy ID: 435292

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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(South Side)

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

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