4 AND 5, ST JOHN'S STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1252304
Date first listed:
19-Sep-1972
Statutory Address:
4 AND 5, ST JOHN'S STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
4 AND 5, ST JOHN'S STREET

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Devizes
National Grid Reference:
SU 00439 61439

Details

1. 1042 ST JOHN'S STREET (East Side) Nos 4 and 5 SU 0061 3a/314

II GV

2. Original premises of 1912 above modern ground floor. Corner site with Wine Street qv. Florid stucco faced building of 3 storeys. Banded rustication to piers flanking St John's Street front and to those articulating Wine Street front. The corner is rounded with scalloped copper dome crowned by domed lantern. Heavy cornice breaking forward over piers and with modillions and large egg and dart moulding on corner. Parapet with flanking pilasters and stepped coping. 2 windows to St John's Street, 3 to Wine Street, recessed in architrave surrounds on 2nd floor, stepped down at top with straight wreath moulding. Moulded sills with shaped aprons decorated with winged cherubs heads. 1st floor windows segment headed, tripartite and transomed with corkscrew colonettes flanking arched centre light, dentil transom carried over. On corner 2 narrow 2nd floor windows similar to others but with festoon at top. In between a floral ribbon surround to date. Between storeys an elaborate cartouche with inscription: "Boots Corner". The 1st floor corner window in architrave surround with wreath moulding. The piers bear the unusual feature of large heads set in wreathed circular recesses with beribboned name plaques below. They portray famous people or Royalty associated with Devizes in the past. To St John's Street: Roger, Bishop of Sarum and Matilda. To Wine Street: Hubert de Burgh, Edward I, Ralph Hopton and Sir Thomas Lawrence. Curiosity value.

Nos 1 to 5 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: SU0043961439

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
435285
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: 23 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/03140/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr M Reed. Source Historic England Archive
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