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The Old Registry Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Axminster, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7817 / 50°46'54"N

Longitude: -2.9988 / 2°59'55"W

OS Eastings: 329680

OS Northings: 98493

OS Grid: SY296984

Mapcode National: GBR PG.J5XY

Mapcode Global: FRA 47L0.ZF6

Entry Name: The Old Registry Office

Listing Date: 26 March 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103773

English Heritage Legacy ID: 87644

Location: Axminster, East Devon, Devon, EX13

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Axminster

Built-Up Area: Axminster

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Axminster St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SY 29 98 AXMINSTER SILVER STREET
1/53

26.3.76 The Old Registry Office
GV
II


Circa 1850-60. Early English Gothic style building. Coursed stone with freestone
dressings. Narrow two storey building. First floor Early English style tripartite
moulded arch window with shafts and moulded capitals. Ground floor similar lancets
flanking central doorway with two orders of shafts and moulded two centred arch.
Leaded pane windows. Moulded string courses at cill levels. End buttresses with
set-offs and parapet with Lombard frieze.

Register Offices were set up under legislation in 1836/37.


Listing NGR: SY2968098493

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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