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20, Devereux Court

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5128 / 51°30'46"N

Longitude: -0.1126 / 0°6'45"W

OS Eastings: 531070

OS Northings: 181011

OS Grid: TQ310810

Mapcode National: GBR LC.WV

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.07BL

Entry Name: 20, Devereux Court

Listing Date: 14 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066888

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209479

Location: Westminster, London, WC2R

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: St James's

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary le Strand with St Clement Danes

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

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

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