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18, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Totnes, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4315 / 50°25'53"N

Longitude: -3.688 / 3°41'16"W

OS Eastings: 280204

OS Northings: 60430

OS Grid: SX802604

Mapcode National: GBR QM.T670

Mapcode Global: FRA 375X.70P

Entry Name: 18, High Street

Listing Date: 25 March 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236347

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427312

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

(South Side)
No 18
SX 8060 1/53 25.3.69.


Later C16 or early C17 merchant's house of "deux corps de batimnts" type, remodelled
and refronted early C19. 3 storeys. 1 window. The separate kitchen block and
gallery have been demolished; the kitchen is recorded as having a frieze decorated
with carved wooden busts. Hipped Welsh slate roof with rendered stack. Plastered,
timber-framed front with rusticated pilaster strips on quoins masking masonry party
walls. Jettied 2nd floor carried at west end by moulded granite corbel. 2nd floor
with architraved sash window with glazing bars, 1st floor with 3 lights, segmental
bowed sash window with glazing bars. Wooden shopfront with pilasters carrying entablature;
modern shop window and doorway. Architraved house doorway with raised and fielded
6 panel door approached by steps; rectangular fanlight with margin lights. Interior
altered, with early C19 staircase and chimneypieces.A rental of 1675 refers to Dr
Richard Burthogge,..."for pillars before his house". (M. Laithwaite).

Listing NGR: SX8020460430

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

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