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Latitude: 51.081 / 51°4'51"N
Longitude: -4.0592 / 4°3'33"W
OS Eastings: 255854
OS Northings: 133318
OS Grid: SS558333
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.D5H8
Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.6DY
Entry Name: 9 and 10, Joy Street
Listing Date: 31 August 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385192
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485654
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 JOY STREET
684-1/7/181 (South side)
31/08/88 Nos.9 AND 10
House and shop. 1862. Builders Horne and Oliver. Solid
rendered walls, probably of brick. Slated roofs, hipped on the
splayed corner with Market Street. Right rear-wing roof
(visible from Market Street) is also hipped at rear and has a
rendered chimney against the gable wall. Plan consists of a
long front range, 2 rooms deep, with a short rear wing on the
right, fronting Market Street. Long rear wing (of uncertain
date) on the left.
3 storeys. 3-window range to Joy Street, with 3-window return
to Market Street. Splayed corner, slightly recessed, without
windows. Ground storey has C20 shop fronts, except for a short
stretch of rusticated stucco at the rear end of Market Street
front. Upper-storey windows have eared architraves swept
outwards at the front. Sash windows with one upright glazing
bar in the centre of each sash. The right-hand window of each
storey to Market Street is of 3 lights, the wider middle
sashes alone having the single glazing bar. Each 3-light
window has a small window (blocked in 3rd storey) to left of
it, possibly a later insertion. Both fronts have rusticated
quoins. The 3rd-storey windows have bracketed cills imposed on
a small entablature decorated with scrollwork. Top entablature
with pulvinated frieze and modillioned cornice supporting the
The windows in the rear wall and left rear wing are entirely
plain, late C20.
INTERIOR: not inspected, but noted as having moulded cornices
and plasterwork to first floor.
(North Devon Journal: 4.9.1862: 1862-).
Listing NGR: SS5585433318
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