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55, High Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Totnes, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4318 / 50°25'54"N

Longitude: -3.6898 / 3°41'23"W

OS Eastings: 280077

OS Northings: 60467

OS Grid: SX800604

Mapcode National: GBR QL.MCQ8

Mapcode Global: FRA 375X.6BF

Plus Code: 9C2RC8J6+P3

Entry Name: 55, High Street

Listing Date: 7 January 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236135

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427053

Location: Totnes, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

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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No 55
SX 8060 SW 1/67F 7.1.52.

Later C16 merchant's house, probably of "deux corps de batiments" type, but having
lost the rear kitchen block. Remodelled and refronted earlier-mid C18. 3 storeys
and dormer. 2 windows. Hipped Welsh slate roof. Timber-framed, slate-hung front
with modillion eaves cornice and moulded 2nd floor string carried round west return,
which forms the west end of the Butterwalk. Square-headed dormer. Architraved sash
windows with glazing bars, 1st floor with strings broken forward to form cornices;
1st floor window on return blocked. Ground floor loggia over pavement carried on
cast iron columns bearing entablature. Ground floor retains C16 panelled door to
side passage, with ovolo-moulded surround and rectangular fanlight. Similar door
from shop opens onto passage, which retains C16 muntin and plank partition with
carved stiles. Modern shop front. Interior with open C18 staircase with closed
strings, boxed-in balustrade, square newels and ramped-up handrail. Panelled hall
dado. 1st floor front room with earlier-mid C18 panelling with boxed-out cornice
and bolection-moulded over-panel to chimneypiece. Plaster ceiling with ribwork.
Grade II* for interior.

Listing NGR: SX8007760466

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