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Latitude: 50.4315 / 50°25'53"N
Longitude: -3.6879 / 3°41'16"W
OS Eastings: 280212
OS Northings: 60429
OS Grid: SX802604
Mapcode National: GBR QM.T671
Mapcode Global: FRA 375X.72W
Entry Name: Barclay's Bank
Listing Date: 7 January 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1236275
English Heritage Legacy ID: 427231
Location: Totnes, South Hams, Devon, TQ9
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Totnes
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Totnes St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
5180 HIGH STREET
SX 8060 SW 1/51 7.1.52.
Circa 1585 in Dutch Renaissance manner; the front was raised and re-fenestrated
in the later C18, and the ground floor loggia infilled. The building was originally
of "deux corps de batiments" type; the separate kitchen block and gallery were demolished
in 1968. The building became the Naval Bank in 1902. 3 storeys. 3 windows. Hipped
Welsh slate roof. Plastered timber-framed front. Modillion eaves cornice. Decorated
plaster friezes with lozenge motifs and date "1585" and initials "N.B" (1st floor).
Rusticated pilasters on quoins to 1st and 2nd floors. (former frieze of 2nd floor
removed when building was heightened). Later C18, linked, architraved sash windows
to 1st and 2nd floors with glazing bars. Former ground floor loggia with 3 bay
Tuscan colonnade with semi-elliptical arches and enriched spandrels. Mid C19 segmental
arched sash window infill to colonnade. House doorway with re-hung original doors
of 1585 with pilasters carrying semi-elliptical blind arch (repeating motif of colonnade);
rusticated panel infill with wrought iron pegs. Interior remodelled but retains
fine 1st floor plaster ceiling decorated with rib work enriched with floral motifs.
Ceiling beam and frieze decorated with rose motifs and roundels inscribed "M.E."
Listing NGR: SX8021260429
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