MELBOURNE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1251770
Date first listed:
19-Sep-1972
Statutory Address:
MELBOURNE HOUSE, THE NURSERY

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Location

Statutory Address:
MELBOURNE HOUSE, THE NURSERY

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Devizes
National Grid Reference:
ST 99922 61698

Details

1. 1042 THE NURSERY

Melbourne House ST 9961 2/303

II

2. Set well back from street, the main front facing west. Access by a drive adjacent to Melbourne Terrace gv. Circa 1840. 3 storeys ashlar on projecting plinth. 1st and 2nd floor block sill courses. Hipped slate roof with overhanging eaves. In the centre of ridge a small octagonal stair light, on lead base, with 2 light casements. Ashlar chimney stacks at ridge ends with moulded stone capping. 3 windows, square on 2nd floor, recessed sashes, later glazing bars. 2 tripartite sash windows on ground floor, no glazing bars, block sills. Central ashlar porch, semi-circular arched entrance with keystone, flanked by thin Doric pilasters on pedestals, cornice and blocking course with moulded coping. Round headed side windows with marginal glazing. Recessed door of 1 light with marginal glazing and round headed centre pane and 2 flush panels below. Semi-circular fanlight. Stone architrave surround. Along sides of house single storey extensions, slightly recessed from front. Half hipped slate roofs with moulded eaves cornice. Round headed window to front and 2 windows to side.

Listing NGR: ST9992261698

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
434462
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 09 Apr 2006
Reference: IOE01/15213/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Burgoyne. Source Historic England Archive
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