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Church House

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0803 / 51°4'49"N

Longitude: -4.059 / 4°3'32"W

OS Eastings: 255866

OS Northings: 133235

OS Grid: SS558332

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.DCJM

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.DHG

Entry Name: Church House

Listing Date: 31 August 1988

Last Amended: 29 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385100

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485562

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

SS558332 CHURCH LANE
684-1/8/91 (East side)
31/08/88 Church House
(Formerly Listed as:
CHURCH LANE
(East side)
Church House (including No.1 St
Peter's Terrace))

GV II

Includes: No.1 ST PETER'S TERRACE.
House, now shop, offices and house. Early or mid C18. Red
brick; No.1 St Peter's Terrace rendered. Slated roof, hipped
at west end. Rendered chimney stack on rear slope of roof of N
range. L-shaped plan.
3 storeys, 4 windows to Church Lane, 3 to St Peter's Terrace.
Windows and doorways have slightly curved, gauged brick arches
with painted keystones. Recessed box-frames containing 6-pane
sashes; all C20 replicas with horns, except for the 2
right-hand, 3rd-storey windows towards St Peter's Terrace and
the ground-storey window in the 3rd bay from the right towards
Church Lane. 2nd window from right in each of the 2nd and 3rd
storeys towards Church Lane is blind.
At No.1 St Peter's Terrace the ground-storey window is placed
slightly to the right to accommodate an original doorway, now
containing a late C20 door. Left-hand ground-storey window of
the St Peter's Terrace front of Church House has been replaced
in C20 with a canted bay window having C20 replica barred
sashes. On the corner is a C20 inserted window with concrete
lintel.
Church Lane front has doorway in second bay from right in
ground storey. Left-hand bay has carriage-arch with plain
imposts and segmental head having a painted keystone; now
contains late C19 or early C20 shop window, with wooden canopy
of similar date above; patterned iron grille below.
Modillioned eaves cornice on both fronts. INTERIOR not
inspected.
The building occupies an important site on the edge of the
churchyard, close to Chapel of St Anne (qv) and Church of St
Peter (qv).


Listing NGR: SS5586333236

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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