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Close Court and the Close and Attached Garden Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0708 / 51°4'14"N

Longitude: -4.0474 / 4°2'50"W

OS Eastings: 256653

OS Northings: 132155

OS Grid: SS566321

Mapcode National: GBR KR.DVXP

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D9.50W

Plus Code: 9C3Q3XC3+83

Entry Name: Close Court and the Close and Attached Garden Wall

Listing Date: 13 June 1973

Last Amended: 29 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385128

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485590

Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Barnstaple

Built-Up Area: Barnstaple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Newport

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS5632 EDDY'S LANE, Newport
684-1/5/264 (West side)
13/06/73 Close Court and The Close and
attached garden wall
(Formerly Listed as:
EDDY'S LANE, Newport
The Close)


House, divided into two, and garden wall to right. c1800
remodelling of an earlier building. Rendered; partly cob with
some stone rubble, slate roof, gabled at ends of main range;
stacks with brick shafts with corbelled cornices and some old
terracotta chimney pots; crested ridge-tiles. Double-depth
plan, main range 3 rooms wide with a cross passage to right of
centre (in The Close) with the stair rising to rear of the
passage. Both ends of the house have been extended under lower
roofs, the right end extension is service rooms to The Close.
The left-hand room is now a separate house (Close Court),
extended into a lower-roofed range to the left.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3:1-window range to Eddy's Lane. Main
roof gable-ended; 2-storey addition to right has lower hipped
roof, lean-to addition at right end. Small front projection to
The Close with lean-to porch with entrance on the right
return. 2 ground-floor 12-pane sashes plus one sash to the
hipped section. 3 first-floor 12-pane sashes. Large 8 over
12-pane stair sash. Close Court has a 6-panel door with C20
gabled porch hoods.
INTERIOR: The Close retains C19 joinery. 2 left-hand rooms
divided by segmental-headed archway. Good stick baluster stair
with ramped, wreathed handrail.
Roof: tie beam trusses, principal rafters halved at the apex,
probably late C18/early C19 in date. Brick stacks appear to be
cut into the cob walls. Close Court not inspected.
House said to have been called Manor Pound at one time.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: garden wall to the right is rendered with
a 2-centred arched doorway into the garden.

Listing NGR: SS5665332155

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