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Stanhope Chambers

A Grade II Listed Building in Holsworthy, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8098 / 50°48'35"N

Longitude: -4.3528 / 4°21'10"W

OS Eastings: 234329

OS Northings: 103776

OS Grid: SS343037

Mapcode National: GBR KB.Y93X

Mapcode Global: FRA 16SY.L1C

Entry Name: Stanhope Chambers

Listing Date: 18 December 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164332

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91945

Location: Holsworthy, Torridge, Devon, EX22

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Holsworthy

Built-Up Area: Holsworthy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Holsworthy St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 3403 HOLSWORTHY CP THE SQUARE (East side)

16/40 Nos 12, 13, 14
(Stanhope Chambers)

II

Shops with accommodation above. Circa 1900. Italianate style. Red brick, ashlar
dressings, quoins, moulded brick entablature and modillion cornice, slate roof,
decorative ridge tiles. Rectangular block of 3 single-fronted shops, entrances on
right sides, separate staircases to upper floors. 3 storeys, 2:4 bays; upper storeys
paired semicircular-headed window openings with keystones divided by colonnette with
floral capital, outer capitals continued as decorative frieze linking the paired
windows, quoins to window openings, sashes without glazing bars, plain moulded string
course between first and second floors, decorative cast iron balcony to first floor,
rusticated pillars with decorative capitals, now painted, adjoining doorways right
with brackets above. Late C20 fascia obscuring modillion cornice. Two original shop
fronts right with moulded plinths, panelled soffits, glazed doors, the lefthand shop
front (No. 12) rebuilt late C20. Although the facade appears symmetrical the end 2
bays right are set closer together. The detailing is very similar to that of No 3
North Road (qv), and to other buildings in Holsworthy Road that have been altered.
(Photograph in NMR)


Listing NGR: SS3432903776

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