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Shop and Library Above in the Centre of Newton Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Bampton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9906 / 50°59'26"N

Longitude: -3.4871 / 3°29'13"W

OS Eastings: 295724

OS Northings: 122300

OS Grid: SS957223

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.KSGT

Mapcode Global: FRA 36LH.F92

Entry Name: Shop and Library Above in the Centre of Newton Square

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168969

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96698

Location: Bampton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Bampton

Built-Up Area: Bampton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bampton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 9422-9522 BAMPTON NEWTON SQUARE, Bampton

14/54 Shop and library above in the
- centre of Newton Square

GV II


Former manor court room, converted to library and shop below. C18 or earlier with
C20 alterations. Stone rubble with slate roof gabled to the front ; lateral stack on
left return.
Plan: Small 1 room plan building, gabled to Newton Square with a flight of external
stone steps on the left return leading to the former manor room where the court leet
meetings were held (Hulland). The steps have been enclosed, the ground floor
functions as a shop and the first floor as a library.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical front, gabled to Newton Square with a slate plaque
in the gable inscribed "Hon. Newton-Fellows, Lord of ye Hundred, 1798". The ground
floor has a central round-headed doorway flanked by round-headed shop windows ; first
floor 12-pane sash. 1 first floor and 2 ground floor sashes on the right return.
Interior: not inspected.
This building, at the west end of the market infill in the centre of Bampton faces
No. 11 (q.v.) across Newton Square and is a crucial part of the town centre.


Listing NGR: SS9572422300

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

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