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Latitude: 50.905 / 50°54'18"N
Longitude: -3.4892 / 3°29'20"W
OS Eastings: 295388
OS Northings: 112786
OS Grid: SS953127
Mapcode National: GBR LH.RCWY
Mapcode Global: FRA 36LQ.0J8
Plus Code: 9C2RWG46+28
Entry Name: Numbers 56 and 58 and 60 and Attached Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 14 December 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384946
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485405
Location: Tiverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
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
SS9512 ST PETER STREET, Tiverton
848-1/6/305 (West side)
14/12/72 Nos.56, 58 AND 60
and attached boundary wall
Two houses, one subdivided, including boundary wall. Probably
C17 or earlier in origin with clate C18 rebuilding. Painted
and stuccoed Flemish bond brick on stone rubble base; slate
roof; axial stack.
PLAN: adjacent to the churchyard with garden fronts
overlooking the river and set back from the adjacent houses in
St Peter Street. The houses are built on sloping ground with
basements at ground-floor level on the west side.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and basement. 2:3-window garden fronts,
visible from the opposite bank of the river. Boxed eaves; sash
windows also mostly boxed. Basements have half-glazed garden
doors and 3-light windows. Ground-floor sashes are two 2 over
2-pane with segmental arched heads to the left (N) and 2
12-pane hornless timber sashes to No.56. The left-hand window
is a large late C19 timber oriel with diagonal boarding below
the sill and sash windows with small panes in the upper sashes
and plate glass panes below. 5 first floor 12-pane timber
sashes. 5 similar second-floor sashes with one reglazed as
The rear elevation of No.56, to St Peter Street has a good
pilastered doorcase with an old Sun Insurance sign and a
narrow gabled wing.
The rear elevation of the north house is gabled with deep
verges on brackets, an archway through at basement level and
12-pane and plate glass sashes. Steps up to entrance which is
a C20 door with a small-pane overlight.
INTERIOR: No.56 partially seen. This has a probably 1930s
stair rising across the east wall. Photographs in the
possession of the owner show what appears to be a mullioned
window on the south end wall, which was revealed when the
render was stripped off, suggesting a C17 origin.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: the north house has a rendered brick
boundary wall on the east and north sides, adjacent to the
churchyard of St Peter. The wall is ramped between piers with
sunk panels and is included in the listing.
Note: No.56 was added to the list on 20/6/75.
Listing NGR: SS9538712787
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