HANDEL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1252375
Date first listed:
09-Apr-1954
Statutory Address:
HANDEL HOUSE, 29 AND 30, SIDMOUTH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
HANDEL HOUSE, 29 AND 30, SIDMOUTH 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 00685 61405

Details

1. 1042 SIDMOUTH STREET (South Side)

Nos 29 & 30 (Handel House) SU 0061 3a/205 9.4.54.

II* GV

2. Early C19. 3 storeys. Bath stone. Strings at lst and 2nd floor cill levels. Projecting frieze, moulded cornice. Tall parapet, panelled over windows, and with shallow pilasters between panels, moulded secondary cornice, broken forward over pilasters. Blocking course. 3 windows 4 panes wide x 4, on 2nd floor, with blind windows between them. 5 windows on 1st floor, 4 panes wide x 5. Symmetrical shop front on ground floor, with 3 shop windows, no glazing bars and 2 double doors in 2nd and 4th bays, the windows and doors framed by engaged, fluted Greek Doric columns, and wide outer angle piers, carrying entablature across front. Name painted on frieze. Return front to Albion Place has similar design, but plain stone ground floor and 2 windows flanking 2 central blind ones to upper floors. 1 window to left hand and 2 blind, on ground floor. Adjoining to rear on Sheep Street 2 small houses now part of same property Cl7 refaced Cl8 in red brick and grey headers. 3 storeys. Small brick plinth, projecting brick bands between storeys and stepped brick eaves cornice. Gable end pantile roof. 2 windows to upper floors, 3 light stone mullioned casements with red brick dressings and segmental arches. Grey header relieving arches over Ist floor windows. Ground floor has 2 paired Cl9 sash windows camber headed. Plain doors either end. To rear timber framing visible.

Nos 23 to 28 (consec), Nos 1 to 3 (consec) Albion Place and No 29 form a group.

Listing NGR: SU0068361409

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
435389
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: 21 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03210/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr B.J.W. Heath. Source Historic England Archive
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