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Barnstaple Town Station Including Railings and Gates at North End

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Latitude: 51.08 / 51°4'47"N

Longitude: -4.0635 / 4°3'48"W

OS Eastings: 255554

OS Northings: 133211

OS Grid: SS555332

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.DBDC

Mapcode Global: FRA 26C8.JR8

Plus Code: 9C3Q3WHP+XJ

Entry Name: Barnstaple Town Station Including Railings and Gates at North End

Listing Date: 31 August 1988

Last Amended: 29 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385099

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485561

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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684-1/7/90 (South West side)
31/08/88 Barnstaple Town Station including
railings and gates at north end
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Old Town Station)


Railway station, now restaurant. c1898. For the Lynton and
Barnstaple Railway, which closed in 1935. Squared and coursed
stone rubble with window and door surrounds, quoins, copings
and chimneys of dressed limestone. Slated roof with red
ridge-tiles, the gables, including those of the taller central
section, having high parapets, with kneelers. Chimney on each
gable of centre section; 2 on ridge of right-hand section, one
on ridge of left-hand section. Long rectangular plan, one room
Single storey. Front to Castle Street is 12-window range, with
2 doorways, designed in a simple Tudor style. Windows are
flat-headed with chamfered surrounds; window frames are wooden
casements with glazing bars. Slightly projecting, chamfered
plinth. Taller middle section, set forward a little, has wide
central doorway with a pair of windows at either side. Doorway
has half-glazed double doors and is approached by a flight of
6 wide stone steps with rounded corners. A pair of stone
corbels at either side, originally probably supporting a
canopy. Platform side has original wooden canopy on iron
trusses; these are supported by with decorated brackets.
Original iron railings and gates to approach at right-hand (N)
end of building. INTERIOR wholly altered.
(Bone M: Barnstaple's Industrial Archaeology: Exeter: 1973-:

Listing NGR: SS5555433211

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