20, DEVEREUX COURT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1066888
Date first listed:
14-Jan-1970
Statutory Address:
20, DEVEREUX COURT, LONDON, WC2R 3JJ

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Location

Statutory Address:
20, DEVEREUX COURT, LONDON, WC2R 3JJ

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
City of Westminster (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 31070 81011

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/08/2017

TQ 3181 SW 61/21

CITY OF WESTMINSTER DEVEREUX COURT, WC2 No. 20

(Formerly listed as No. 20: The Devereux Public House)

14.1.70 .

GV II End of terrace former public house. c.1676; a Barbon development, originally the Grecian Coffee House, remodelled as a pub in 1843.

Stucco faced. Three storeys.Six windows wide with three-window south return. Rusticated ground floor with two double panelled and glazed doors flanking renewed Georgian style windows. Recessed glazing bar sashes to upper floors. Plat band over ground floor. Moulded sill course with projecting sills to second floor. Parapet finished off with cornice and blocking course. Plaque inscribed "This is Devereux Court, 1676" and on the corner a bust of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex above plaque inscribed "Eldon Chambers AD 1844". The Grecian Coffee House is referred to in the "Tatler" of 1709 as a favoured haunt of members of the Royal Society. Devereux Court was one of Barbon's speculations.

Listing NGR: TQ3107181014

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
209479
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 23 May 2006
Reference: IOE01/15643/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Rau. Source Historic England Archive
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