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18, Litchdon Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0766 / 51°4'35"N

Longitude: -4.0557 / 4°3'20"W

OS Eastings: 256091

OS Northings: 132822

OS Grid: SS560328

Mapcode National: GBR KR.DDDG

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.MSR

Plus Code: 9C3Q3WGV+MP

Entry Name: 18, Litchdon Street

Listing Date: 31 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385208

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485670

Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX32

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 Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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684-1/5/192 (North East side)
31/08/88 No.18


Formerly known as: Litchdon Terrace LITCHDON STREET.
House. 1821, altered in mid C19. Solid, rendered walls,
probably of stone or brick. Slated roof with red ridge-tiles;
low parapets at gable-ends. Red brick chimney on each
gable-end, the chimney tops with projecting brick course and
moulded cap forming an entablature; right-hand chimney seems
to have been rebuilt in replica. Double-fronted, 2 rooms deep,
probably with central entrance passage leading to rear
2 storeys. 3-window range. Ground storey has round-arched
doorway set in a shallow round-arched recess with moulded
architrave. 6-panelled door with knocker; plain fanlight.
Above it, in upper storey, a window with moulded architrave;
sash with 2 upright glazing bars forming margin panes. Outer
windows are mid C19 canted bays rising through both storeys.
Ground-storey lights of bays have segmental arches with
moulded imposts and keyblocks; cornice at first-floor level.
Pilaster, shared with adjoining houses, at each end of front.
Moulded eaves cornice.
INTERIOR: not inspected, but entrance lobby is fully panelled;
inner door with panels below and glazing above, the margin
panes with coloured glass.
HISTORICAL NOTE: this house, along with No.17 (qv), was put
out on a building lease by the Corporation in 1821. A plan in
the margin of the deed shows that it was identical with No.17.
Important group value as part of a terrace including Nos 17,
19 & 20 (qv).
(Barnstaple Borough Records: B0X 19/4).

Listing NGR: SS5609132822

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