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Latitude: 51.0796 / 51°4'46"N
Longitude: -4.0586 / 4°3'30"W
OS Eastings: 255895
OS Northings: 133162
OS Grid: SS558331
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.DCN4
Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.DN4
Entry Name: 81, Boutport Street
Listing Date: 31 August 1988
Last Amended: 29 September 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385052
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485513
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
SS558331SE BOUTPORT STREET
684-1/9/57 (West side)
(Formerly Listed as:
Boutport Street (west side) No.81
Bakery and shop, now empty. 1898-9. By FW Petter of
Barnstaple. Red brick with dressings of stone and terracotta.
Tiled roof with decorative pierced ridge-tiles. Large red
brick chimney on each side wall.
3 storeys with garret. 3-window range in Flemish Renaissance
style. Ground storey has wide round-arched shop front to
right, the voussoirs alternating between brick and stone;
similar shop front to left, formerly a cart entrance with
panelled double doors. Upper storeys have 5-sided pilasters
flanking and separating the windows, moulded string courses
above each storey and, in the 2 right-hand bays, enriched
terracotta panels below the windows. Left-hand bay has a
canted bay window with richly carved stone base and
ogee-shaped leaded roof with finial. Above the 2 right-hand
bays a large dormer gable containing 3 round-arched windows
with sunk, round-headed panels in the spandrels. Terracotta
cartouche at apex of gable, surmounted by carved stone frieze
and segmental pediment. INTERIOR not inspected.
The building was erected for Mr FW Raymond, baker, whose firm
remained in occupation until the late 1980s.
(Barnstaple Castle Records: Plans Committee Minute Book:
1989-: 24.09.1989; Kelly: Directory for Devonshire: 1902-;
North Devon Journal: 29.06.1899: 1).
Listing NGR: SS5589533162
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