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3, Bellaire

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0892 / 51°5'21"N

Longitude: -4.0654 / 4°3'55"W

OS Eastings: 255451

OS Northings: 134235

OS Grid: SS554342

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.CPY0

Mapcode Global: FRA 26C7.Q0Q

Plus Code: 9C3Q3WQM+MV

Entry Name: 3, Bellaire

Listing Date: 31 December 1973

Last Amended: 29 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385008

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485468

Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Barnstaple

Built-Up Area: Barnstaple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Pilton with Ashford

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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684-1/2/310 (North side (off))
31/12/73 No.3
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Bellaire House and house adjoining
to east)


Small house. House on the site documented in 1611, existing
structure probably C18 with late C18/early C19 alterations
(possibly divided from No.2 (qv) at this date) and with
substantial late C20 renovation. Roughcast mass wall
construction; natural slate roof, gabled at left end; end
stacks with brick shafts with corbelled cornices.
Double-depth plan, 2 rooms wide (heated from end stacks) with
a wide central entrance passage from which the stairs rise at
right angles.
2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window range with probably early C19
timber lattice gabled porch with scalloped barge-boards with
pendant and finial. 2 ground floor C19 16-pane sashes; 3
first-floor narrow 12-pane sashes of an early C18 character
with boxed frames and old glass.
INTERIOR: attractive paving to passage; C19 joinery survives,
otherwise house thoroughly altered in the late C20.
HISTORICAL NOTE: according to Reed the house, along with its
neighbour to the right, No.2 (qv), was bought by John Cutliffe
from Lord Howard in 1611 and was then known as Cutliffe's
Tenement. Nicholas Tossell, a builder, bought the premises
before 1800 and may have been responsible for dividing it into
(Reed MA: Pilton, its Past and Present: Barnstaple: 1985-).

Listing NGR: SS5545134235

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