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The Black Swan Inn

A Grade II* Listed Building in Devizes, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3532 / 51°21'11"N

Longitude: -1.9964 / 1°59'46"W

OS Eastings: 400349

OS Northings: 161565

OS Grid: SU003615

Mapcode National: GBR 2V1.03W

Mapcode Global: VHB4G.B8Y0

Entry Name: The Black Swan Inn

Listing Date: 9 April 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263051

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433317

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

1.
1042 MARKET PLACE
(North East Side)

The Black Swan Hotel
ST 9961 2/116 9.4.54.

II* GV


2.
C18 front dated 1737 on strap of cast lead rain water pipe to left hand, fine
cast lead rain water head over with cartouche ornament and initials FB. 3
storeys, colour-washed brick. Moulded string at lst and 2nd floor level (painted
stone). Moulded cornice. Slate roof. Front divided into 3 parts by slightly
projecting piers with strings and cornice broken forward and over. 7 heavy
barred windows to upper floors, with heavy moulded stone surrounds. On ground
floor - 2 flat angular bays flanking 6-panel door with plain rectangular fanlight
under C19 cornice hood across centre and left hand of front. Glazing altered.
To right hand large 3-centred arched stable entry with projecting surround
and 1st floor string broken upwards and over, projecting springers and key
block. The windows over this arch are coupled. Secondary door right hand
corner, with one window over on upper floors.

Nos 21 to 24 (consec) and The Black Swan Hotel form a group.


Listing NGR: SU0034961565

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

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