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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
Entry Name: 32 and 33, High Street
Listing Date: 31 August 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385152
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485614
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
SS5533SE HIGH STREET
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
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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