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43, Boutport Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0799 / 51°4'47"N

Longitude: -4.058 / 4°3'28"W

OS Eastings: 255938

OS Northings: 133192

OS Grid: SS559331

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.DCSF

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.DWP

Entry Name: 43, Boutport Street

Listing Date: 31 December 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385032

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485493

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: Barnstaple St Peter and St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


BARNSTAPLE

SS558331 BOUTPORT STREET
684-1/9/36 (East side)
31/12/73 No.43

GV II

House, altered to shop and offices, with accommodation on the
second floor. c1830s. Plastered; slate roof, gabled at ends;
left end stack with rendered shaft. Double-depth plan, 2-rooms
wide with a fine geometrical rear stair. Ground-floor rooms
very altered for offices, original kitchen said to have been
in basement.
3 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay front. Deep eaves with dentil
cornice; left and right pilasters to first and second floor;
moulded platband at 2nd-floor level. Late C20 plate-glass shop
front on ground floor, left side canted in to C20 entrance to
upper floors. First floor has left and right tripartite French
windows with long moulded consoles and pediments. Windows
glazed with small panes with margin panes and narrow outer
lights. Centre window similar without the outer lights and a
projecting cornice over on consoles. Pretty cast-iron balcony
on cast-iron brackets with alternating panels of lattice and
spider's web panels. 3 second-floor windows with moulded
architraves, glazed with 3 over 6-pane sashes.
INTERIOR: fine stair with stick balusters and curved handrail,
rear stair window with Edwardian stained glass, leading to
galleried hallway on first floor with the principal rooms off
it. Original joinery includes 6-panel doors, folding doors
between 2 left hand first-floor rooms and good decorated
plaster cornices and friezes. Flat on second floor not seen
but said to be intact.


Listing NGR: SS5594233191

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