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Ebberly Lawn (Terrace)

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0807 / 51°4'50"N

Longitude: -4.053 / 4°3'10"W

OS Eastings: 256287

OS Northings: 133267

OS Grid: SS562332

Mapcode National: GBR KR.D714

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.8V8

Plus Code: 9C3Q3WJW+7Q

Entry Name: Ebberly Lawn (Terrace)

Listing Date: 31 December 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385003

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485462

Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Barnstaple

Built-Up Area: Barnstaple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Barnstaple St Peter and St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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684-1/3/9 (South side (off))
31/12/73 Nos.1-8 (Consecutive) Ebberly Lawn


Terrace of 8 houses, now mostly divided into flats. 1794
(datestone) with later alterations. Mass wall construction,
stuccoed and blocked out, the stucco mostly replaced with
later render; slate roofs behind parapet; stacks with brick
shafts and some old pots; cast-iron rainwater goods.
Terrace overlooking lawn, with private entrance off Bear
Street. Later terrace, Nos.9-18 (qv), has been built opposite.
Terrace with larger end houses, which are entered on the
returns. One house inspected (No.7) plan one room wide, 2
rooms deep with stairs rising axially between front and back
room from entrance passage, which extends to rear service door
in rear service wing.
2 storeys. Symmetrically-designed but now has some variations.
1:2:2:1.5:1.5:2:2:1-window range. Coped parapet ramps up in
centre to form frame for `Ebberly Place' [sic] in raised
capital letters, with datestone. Moulded cornice below
parapet; paired left and right pilasters to range and paired
pilasters between Nos 3 & 4 and Nos 6 & 7. External features
somewhat altered, but appear to have been round-headed or
segmental-headed doorways with recessed 6-panel door with
fielded panels and fanlights with spoke glazing bars.
Ground-floor windows are sashes with shallow segmental-headed
recess above for blind fanlight with spoke glazing bars. Nos 7
& 2 have probably later ground floor canted bays, that to No.2
includes shafts with carved capitals. No.3 has nowy-headed
3-light ground-floor window with moulded surround. Form of
original windows unclear from existing, which are glazed with
a range of timber sashes; some small-pane ,some plate glass.
No.1 has a symmetrical 3-bay return elevation with a dentil
cornice, small-pane tripartite sashes and a gabled glazed
porch. No.8 has a bowed bay on the return wall. Various
flat-roofed dormers.
INTERIOR: No.7 inspected, preserves original joinery; stick
baluster stair. Other interiors may be of interest.
HISTORICAL NOTE: a plaque records that WR Lethaby, who began
his distinguished architectural career in Barnstaple, lived at

Listing NGR: SS5628733267

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