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Latitude: 51.2083 / 51°12'29"N
Longitude: -4.1248 / 4°7'29"W
OS Eastings: 251671
OS Northings: 147597
OS Grid: SS516475
Mapcode National: GBR KN.40W4
Mapcode Global: VH4M4.GW7M
Plus Code: 9C3Q6V5G+83
Entry Name: 8 and 9, Northfield Road
Listing Date: 14 March 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1292939
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390245
Location: Ilfracombe, North Devon, Devon, EX34
Civil Parish: Ilfracombe
Built-Up Area: Ilfracombe
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Ilfracombe Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS5147 NORTHFIELD ROAD
853-1/6/105 (East side)
Nos.8 AND 9
Pair of houses with shops in ground storey, part of a much
altered terrace of similar date. Mid C19.
MATERIALS: rendered fronts. No.8 has roof with C20 tiles; No.9
has tarred slates. Red brick chimney on each right-hand side
wall, that of No.8 painted.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with garrets. 2-window fronts. Ground
storeys divided into 2 bays flanked and separated by Doric
pilasters, except at the south end of No.8 where there is no
pilaster. Entablature above, the frieze breaking forward over
the pilasters. Doorways with ovolo-moulded surrounds in
narrower left-hand bays; 4-panelled doors, moulded at No.8
flush at No.9.
Shop windows in wider right-hand bays. That of No.8 is
probably original, divided into 4 lights by wooden mullions;
right-hand light canted, with glazed shop door adjoining. No.9
has slightly later shop window with recessed, glazed door in
Second-storey windows round-arched with moulded architraves,
each containing 2 recessed lights having round arches
springing from pilasters; centre pilaster is panelled and
arches have moulded archivolts.
Third-storey windows similar, except that all the arches are
segmental. Lights in both upper storeys have 2-pane sashes.
Box cornices at eaves-level. Each house has 2 gabled dormer
windows with eaves projecting on moulded brackets; window
openings round-arched with moulded architraves and plain
INTERIORS not inspected.
The houses do not appear on the 1840 tithe map. They are among
the best surviving houses of their period in the shopping
Listing NGR: SS5167147597
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