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28, High Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Totnes, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4315 / 50°25'53"N

Longitude: -3.6884 / 3°41'18"W

OS Eastings: 280176

OS Northings: 60433

OS Grid: SX801604

Mapcode National: GBR QM.T63Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 375X.6W0

Plus Code: 9C2RC8J6+HJ

Entry Name: 28, High Street

Listing Date: 7 January 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264634

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427318

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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(South Side)
No 28
SX 8060 SW 1/52 7.1.52.


Early C18, possibly built as a pair with No 26, by John Awatt. Formerly housed
the Old Theatre, now used as a store. 3 storeys and attic. 3 windows. Welsh slate
roof with gabled front. Moulded bargeboard. Plastered front with rusticated 1st
floor. Coved cornice enriched with swags. Architraved 2nd floor sash windows with
glazing bars and flanked by scroll decoration. Modern 1st floor casement windows
with rusks on keys. Modern shopfront. Interior with dogleg, late C18 staircase
with turned balusters, newels, and carved brackets. Mid C19 theatre entrance at
rear flanked by pilasters carrying broken pediment with centre-piece. foyer screen
to theatre with pilasters flanking 3 round-arched openings with archivolts, keys
and dentil cornice over. Theatre altered. (M. Laithwaite).

Listing NGR: SX8017660433

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