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Latitude: 51.0794 / 51°4'45"N
Longitude: -4.0593 / 4°3'33"W
OS Eastings: 255846
OS Northings: 133137
OS Grid: SS558331
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.DCGR
Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.DDK
Entry Name: 9-12, High Street
Listing Date: 31 December 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385138
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485600
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
SS558331 HIGH STREET
684-1/9/123 (East side)
31/12/73 Nos.9-12 (Consecutive)
Shops and bank with accommodation and/or offices over.
c1865-75. High Street elevation stuccoed. Church Lane
elevation Flemish bond yellow brick; slate roof; stacks not
visible from street. Italianate style. Deep plan on a corner
site between Church Lane and High Street.
3 storeys. 7-bay elevation to High Street plus corner bay,
bowed to ground and first floor but canted to second floor.
Rusticated, chamfered quoins; enriched eaves treatment with
cresting and an elaborate corbelled cornice with modillions
and a dentil frieze above an eaves band. Treatment of ground
floor varies, architectural detail well preserved above.
Late C19 or early C20 shop front to No.12 with a deep cornice
above the fascia and consoles to the bowed corner bay and
canted plate-glass windows with moulded standards to the High
Street. The bank has a probably early C20 front with 2
composite sandstone columns and a rusticated doorway to the
right with a projecting cornice above the fascia. No.9 has a
late C20 shopfront. Tall first-floor 12-pane sashes (some
horned replacements) have eared, shouldered architraves and
alternating semicircular and triangular pediments. Tripartite,
pilastered bow window to corner bay with moulded cornice and
cill. Second-floor windows have eared architraves and
corbelled cills and are glazed with 3 over 6-pane sashes.
Flat-roofed dormers. The left return, to Church Lane, has one
over one-pane sashes arranged in pairs and threes.
INTERIOR: not inspected but may retain features of interest.
This building occupies a prominent corner site in the High
Listing NGR: SS5584633137
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