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Latitude: 51.083 / 51°4'58"N
Longitude: -4.06 / 4°3'36"W
OS Eastings: 255806
OS Northings: 133533
OS Grid: SS558335
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.D593
Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.63B
Entry Name: 10, Boutport Street
Listing Date: 19 January 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385018
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485478
Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX31
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
SS5533 BOUTPORT STREET
684-1/6/25 (East side)
House, now used as dentist's surgery. c1700, with early or mid
C19 alterations. Solid, rendered walls, probably of brick or
stone. Hipped, slated roof with central valley. 2 old
red-brick chimneys with rebuilt tops, placed symmetrically. A
third chimney, of uncertain date, was removed from the rear
end of the left-hand side wall in 1985.
4-room plan with central entrance passage leading to staircase
at rear. Double chimney between front and back rooms on each
side. The left-hand rear room on ground floor seems to have
been subdivided at a later date. An external corridor,
probably added in C19, links the rear of the building with
Priory Cottage in Coronation Street (qv), the ground storey of
which is partly used by No.10 as dental workshops.
2 storeys with garret. 5-window range. Ground storey has
centre doorway with 6-panelled door; C19 oblong fanlight with
margin panes, those in corners containing coloured glass
Shell-hood on carved brackets, the best feature of the
building. Early or mid C19 canted bay window at either side;
5-sided, the centre with 6-paned sash, the 2 sides with
16-paned fixed sashes bent to match the shape of the bay.
Dentilled cornice above. In upper storey the centre and end
windows are blind, the other 2 having 6-paned sashes in
recessed box-frames. Raised band at first-floor level.
Rusticated quoins at left-hand end of upper storey. Boxed
Return front to right, facing Coronation Street, is 2-window
range, without the raised band and rusticated quoins. To left
of ground storey a French window with margin-panes; to right,
a pair of 6-paned casements with 12-paned transom-lights.
6-paned sashes in upper storey, 2 hipped dormer windows on
roof. 2 matching dormers on left-hand side, and old barred
sashes in rear wall, both visible from Rackfield.
INTERIOR: entrance passage with dentilled box cornice. Round
arch on fluted pilasters at rear, opening on to dogleg wooden
staircase which rises to garret; each flight has cut strings
with shaped step-ends, twisted balusters, flat moulded
handrail, square newels with moulded caps. Box-cornice in
ground storey. Both doors in passage and left-hand door in
stair compartment are 2-panelled with ovolo mouldings.
Right-hand front room has wood bolection-moulded chimneypiece
with moulded cornice. Left-hand room has re-set late C16 or
early C17 panelling with fluted pilasters and carved frieze.
On first floor all doors are 2-panelled with ovolo mouldings.
Left-hand front room has bolection-moulded wood chimneypiece
with moulded cornice; panelled window-seat. Right-hand front
room has wooden chimneypiece with ovolo-moulded architrave and
moulded cornice. Left-hand rear room has coved plaster
cornice. Right-hand rear room has moulded wood architrave and
cornice to fireplace; panelled window-set and shutters. Roof
timbers (original) include plastered principal rafters with
short curved feet.
Listing NGR: SS5580633533
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