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57, Bampton Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Tiverton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9053 / 50°54'19"N

Longitude: -3.486 / 3°29'9"W

OS Eastings: 295609

OS Northings: 112814

OS Grid: SS956128

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.R6P8

Mapcode Global: FRA 36LQ.1QP

Plus Code: 9C2RWG47+4H

Entry Name: 57, Bampton Street

Listing Date: 14 December 1972

Last Amended: 10 April 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384751

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485209

Location: Tiverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Tiverton

Built-Up Area: Tiverton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Tiverton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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848-1/6/120 (East side)
14/12/72 No.57
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Ye Old Brewery House)


Large building now used as offices mainly for Tiverton
Hospital administration. C17 with later alterations in C19,
the latter described in the old list as in the style of
architect GA Boyce. Coursed local purple stone rubble,
possibly lime-plastered originally, rear elevation roughcast.
Peg-tile roof; axial brick stack
PLAN: 3 room and through-passage plan with lower end to right.
Hall and inner room heated by rear lateral stacks. Evidence of
a former stair rising around main end stack. Possible position
of main stair to rear hall is in rear central extension.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, wing with attic. Asymmetrical 6-window
front, the sixth bay is a C19, slightly broken forward, in a
matching style and gabled to front, each storey and attic
having a mullioned window. C18 doorcase with fielded panelled
reveals, cornice and pointed arch frieze over door. Jambs have
bolection moulding with stops concealed by more recent repair
work. C17 panelled door with planted moulding, studs, and
fleur-de-lys hinges; large timber lock box and variety of
historic door furniture.
Windows are 6- and 4-light mullions, some high-transomed with
margin panes and geometric glazing bars. Early C19 stained
glass in some windows. Mullions are moulded externally,
flat-faced internally.
Rear Elevation: rear left wing has natural slate roof. Remains
of frame and 2 mullions of ovolo-moulded mullioned window on
rear wall of rear left wing.
INTERIOR: rear left wing C17. C17 features on ground floor
include moulded hall ceiling beams with bar scroll stops;
beams with chamfered stops in the cross passage and rear wing.
Beam boxed in inner room. C17 doorframe with moulded stops at
position of former inner room stair. C17 plaster cornices in
two first floor left-hand rooms, formerly just one. First
floor retains C17 moulded stop doorways including depressed
Tudor arched doorway.
Early C18 features include 2 panelled doors, cupboard with
fielded doors, H-hinges, door frames and short section of
Chinese Chippendale balustrade. Edwardian oak chimneypiece in
inner room; joinery includes C18 and C19 doors.
Roof space shows left end wall is cob with brick gable. 4
trusses with lap dovetail collars and straight principals; one
at least is broken and augmented by secondary timebrs. Ridge
(missing) was diagonally set. Purlins were originally
trenched. Small section of original purlin still survives at
rear left end of ridge. Second truss from left appears to be
jointed cruck with elbow of cruck cut away. One principle
re-used with a mortise for a former collar. Third truss
jointed cruck with mortises for earlier collar. Fourth truss
in a partition and possible a C17 lap dovetail, No.mortises
for an earlier collar. Fifth truss jointed cruck. Sixth truss
jointed cruck; next along is right end wall. 2 jointed cruck
truss to rear left wing. Carpenters assembly marks on all

Listing NGR: SS9560912814

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