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27, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Totnes, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4317 / 50°25'54"N

Longitude: -3.6887 / 3°41'19"W

OS Eastings: 280161

OS Northings: 60459

OS Grid: SX801604

Mapcode National: GBR QM.T61G

Mapcode Global: FRA 375X.6SQ

Plus Code: 9C2RC8J6+MG

Entry Name: 27, High Street

Listing Date: 25 March 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236067

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426977

Location: Totnes, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Totnes

Built-Up Area: Totnes

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Totnes St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


1.
5180 HIGH STREET
(North Side)
No 27
SX 8060 SW 1/64 25.5.69.

II GV

2.
Earlier C17 merchant's house of "deux corps de batiments" type, remodelled earlier
C19 but retaining small court (now roofed in) with traces of former gallery and
separate kitchen block. 3 storeys. 2 windows. Hipped Welsh slate roof with rendered
stacks. Masonry party walls of Devonian limestone rubble, retaining on east side
chamfered corbel of 2nd floor jetty. Slate-hung timber-framed front with dentil
eaves cornice. Jettied 2nd floor with ogee moulded bressumer. Architraved sash
windows with glazing bars; 1st floor windows with blind hoods. Earlier C19 Neo-classical
shopfront with ½ round, fluted Greek Doric pilasters carrying entablature (partly
blocked out with modern fascia) with in-swept frieze and projecting cornice; modern
shop windows. Interior retains original open fireplaces (now mostly blocked), and
ovolo mullions of former windows reused as partition studs.


Listing NGR: SX8016160458

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