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94, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0795 / 51°4'46"N

Longitude: -4.0598 / 4°3'35"W

OS Eastings: 255807

OS Northings: 133154

OS Grid: SS558331

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.DCBB

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.D5X

Entry Name: 94, High Street

Listing Date: 22 June 1981

Last Amended: 29 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385178

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485640

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

SS558331SE HIGH STREET
684-1/9/163 (West side)
22/06/81 No.94
(Formerly Listed as:
HIGH STREET
(West side)
Nos.94 AND 95)

GV II

House, now shop with offices above. Early C18, remodelled
externally in mid C19; ground storey extended at rear in late
C20. Solid rendered front. Roof not visible from street. First
floor is 2 rooms wide and one room deep with chimney in
centre. Passage at rear, reached from street by late C20
staircase at left-hand end. C18 stair compartment behind
right-hand room.
3 storeys. 4-window range. Late C20 shop front and 6-panelled
house door in ground storey. Windows in upper storey have
eared architraves, those in 2nd storey with friezes and
cornices, those in 3rd storey with bracketed cills; all have
plain sashes. C20 'eaves cornice' composed of stepped boards.
INTERIOR: first floor only inspected; second floor, seen in
the 1970s, had no features of interest. Right-hand first-floor
room has raised-and-fielded, one-fillet, ovolo-moulded panels;
plain dado with moulded rail and skirting, now truncated,
probably as a result of heightening the ground storey; boxed
cornice.
At either end of rear wall a 6-panelled door matching the wall
panels; moulded architraves and panelled reveals. Panelled
shutters and window-seat to match. Original ceiling with
bolection-moulded ribs; round centre panel with 4 shaped
spandrel-panels. Late C18 wood chimneypiece with panelled
pilasters and entablature, all enriched and decorated with
festoons; at either end of frieze a female draped figure, that
to right with scales, that to left with lion; in centre a
raised panel with oval flanked by festoons. Cast-iron grate,
probably mid C19; round-arched enriched surround, turning
outwards at the bottom, basket grate missing.
Straight flight early C18 wooden staircase rising to second
floor; carved step-ends, turned balusters, moulded handrail
ramped up over a column-newel at the top. First-floor landing
has boxed cornice; window with 6-paned sashes.


Listing NGR: SS5581233149

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

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