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Latitude: 51.3498 / 51°20'59"N
Longitude: -1.9935 / 1°59'36"W
OS Eastings: 400549
OS Northings: 161191
OS Grid: SU005611
Mapcode National: GBR 2V1.6TX
Mapcode Global: VHB4G.DBGL
Entry Name: Part of Museum
Listing Date: 9 April 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1263316
English Heritage Legacy ID: 432665
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 LONG STREET
No 40 (Museum, part of)
SU 0061 4/43 9.4.54.
Late C18 house now part of Museum. 2 storeys and attic red brick on shallow
stone plinth. Stone band between storeys. Moulded stone cornice. Brick
parapet with stone coping. Slightly projecting central bay. Mansard slate
roof. 3 flat roofed dormers. 3 windows on 1st floor and 2 on ground floor,
recessed, sash, no glazing bars, block sills, flat brick arches with doubled
keystones. Central doorway of stone with semi engaged Doric columns, entablature
and pediment. Door now replaced by window. To the left a 2 storeyed extension
with stone coping to parapet. 1 blind window lst floor, double doors, originally
stable entrance, on ground floor.
To the right and linking No 40 with No 41 qv: the Museum entrance of 1872
in florid Gothic. 2 storeys Bath stone coursed rubble. Plinth with moulded
capping. Parapet, with moulded coping, decorated with roundels containing
quatrefoils. Moulded cornice. lst floor 4 light oriel type bay with stone
hipped roof, pointed lights with cusping, drip moulds over, the stepped
apron links up with door surround. Door set in pointed moulded arch, double
with elaborate hinges. The doorway is flanked by pointed windows with drip
moulds. Moulded sill course carried up over doorhead as drip mould.
No 40 was at one time a school attended by Sir Thomas Lawrence PRA.
Nos 31 to 42 (consec) form a group.
Listing NGR: SU0054961191
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