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32 and 33, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0807 / 51°4'50"N

Longitude: -4.0603 / 4°3'37"W

OS Eastings: 255778

OS Northings: 133286

OS Grid: SS557332

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.DC6L

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.610

Plus Code: 9C3Q3WJQ+7V

Entry Name: 32 and 33, High Street

Listing Date: 31 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385152

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485614

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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684-1/7/136 (East side)
31/08/88 Nos.32 AND 33


2 houses, now shop. Early or mid C19; No.33 could be earlier.
No.32 is of brick, painted at the front with cement
architraves to the windows; left side wall covered with
roughcast. Front of No.33 rendered, probably on brick. Roof of
No.32 not visible from street; chimney on left side wall. Roof
of No.33 slated with hip at the front. Plans of ground and
first floors wholly altered for conversion to shop.
EXTERIORS: No.32 is 4-storeyed; No.33 is 2-storeyed. Ground
storeys occupied by a single C20 shop front. No.32 is 3-window
range. All upper-storey windows have moulded architraves,
those in third and 4th storeys with small moulded brackets
supporting the cills at either end. Plain sashes, without
glazing bars. Top entablature with dentilled modillioned
cornice, this overlapping the cornice at No.31. Upper storey
of No.33 has one large late C19 or early C20 window with
moulded architrave; 2-light casement with transom-lights.
Pilaster-strip at either end of front, rising to dentilled
eaves cornice.
INTERIORS: wholly altered on ground and first floors. Roof
structure of No.33 could be older (foot of chamfered principal
rafter visible on first floor) but is not accessible.
Alterations to No.32, including the shop front, were made by
George L Abbot in 1850. The buildings form the end of a good
group running S to the Guildhall (qv).
(North Devon Journal: 12.12.1850; Baxter J & Baxter J:
Barnstaple Yesterday: 1980-: PL 92).

Listing NGR: SS5577833286

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