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Lloyds Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Devizes, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3528 / 51°21'10"N

Longitude: -1.9951 / 1°59'42"W

OS Eastings: 400440

OS Northings: 161522

OS Grid: SU004615

Mapcode National: GBR 2V1.0FW

Mapcode Global: VHB4G.C8N9

Entry Name: Lloyds Bank

Listing Date: 19 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433326

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)

Nos 38/39 (Lloyds Bank)
SU 0061 3a/267

II GV


2.
Dated 1892. Imposing front with early Georgian and C17 motifs. 3 storeys
and attic rubbed brick with Portland and Bath stone facings to ground floor.
Upper floors articulated by 4 brick pilaster strips carried up into parapet,
the stone dentil main cornice breaking forward over them. Stone coping to
parapet. Steep pitch hipped slate roof. 3 light casement dormer with moulded
cornice and steep bracketed pediment over centre light. 5 windows to upper
floors. On 2nd floor moulded stone shouldered surrounds stepped up in centre
to dentils of main cornice. Moulded sills and bands across front on lintel
and sill level. Floral swags below 2 windows either side of centre. The
1st floor windows are taller, the centre one a 3 light flat fronted bow in
dressed stone, pilasters between lights, convex frieze and moulded cornice
breaking forward to centre. Parapet above in brick with coping and 4 squat
pilasters dividing ornamented panels.
The flanking windows have moulded stone shouldered surrounds, the cornice
of the bow being continued over them. The outer windows have similar surrounds
with the addition of bolection moulded cornices and keystones set in steep
pediments. Moulded sill course and deep band below breaking forward over
bow as apron with scrollwork decoration to centre panel. All windows are
recessed sashes with thick glazing bars.
The ground floor is of 5 bays with a high Portland stone plinth and heavy
cornice. The bays are divided by Bath stone piers with a screen of Tuscan
columns set against them, the banding in their lower part carried on to the
piers. 4 sash windows, no glazing bars, with a fielded panel set below each.
Door to right recessed of 4 fielded panels and 3 lights, rectangular fanlight,
reeded doorhead between.

Nos 29 to 42 (consec) and The Market Hall form a group.


Listing NGR: SU0044061522

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

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