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30, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0806 / 51°4'50"N

Longitude: -4.0602 / 4°3'36"W

OS Eastings: 255784

OS Northings: 133272

OS Grid: SS557332

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.DC6N

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.625

Entry Name: 30, High Street

Listing Date: 31 December 1973

Last Amended: 29 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385150

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485612

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

SS5533SE HIGH STREET
684-1/7/135 (East side)
31/12/73 No.30
(Formerly Listed as:
HIGH STREET
(East side)
No.30)

GV II

House, believed to have been an inn; now shop. Probably
early/mid C17, the front part rebuilt in early C19. Solid
rendered front; side walls of front part mostly of red brick.
Roof not visible from street. One-room-wide plan; many of
internal partitions removed, but appears to have been 4 rooms
deep, the middle rooms lit through the right side wall. 3
storeys. 1-window range. Ground storey has late C20 shop
front. Upper-storey windows triple-sashed and set in a single
round-arched recess with moulded architrave and enriched
bracket-like keystone. Windows have barred sashes: 6 over 6
panes in centre lights, 1 over 1 panes in side-lights;
3rd-storey window differs in that centre light is round-arched
to make a Venetian window; all 3 lights have only one row of
panes in upper sashes, that in the centre with the addition of
a radial bar. Front finished with a prominent, open triangular
pediment supported at each end with paired brackets.
INTERIOR: ground storey of front 2 rooms wholly altered; rooms
above disused at time of survey and largely stripped of
plaster. Early C19 straight-flight wooden staircase in rear
right-hand corner, rising from second to 3rd storey. In rear
left-hand corner a reused piece of mid C17 panelling with
small oblong panels having bolection-moulded surrounds. Rear 2
rooms have in ground storey 2 ovolo-moulded ceiling beams with
plain raised stops; the front one has additional stops marking
the position of a side passage to right. Third storey has C19
chimneypiece with iron basket-grate. Both sections have C19
roof timbers, but of different designs; that to rear has
king-post trusses. A boldly articulated early C19 facade, one
of the best of its date in the High Street.

Listing NGR: SS5579833275

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

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