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Latitude: 51.0766 / 51°4'35"N
Longitude: -4.0556 / 4°3'20"W
OS Eastings: 256097
OS Northings: 132814
OS Grid: SS560328
Mapcode National: GBR KR.DDDH
Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.MTW
Entry Name: 19, Litchdon Street
Listing Date: 31 August 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385209
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485671
Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX32
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
SS5632 LITCHDON STREET
684-1/5/193 (North East side)
Formerly known as: Litchdon Terrace LITCHDON STREET.
House. Solid, rendered walls, probably of stone or brick.
Slated roof with red ridge-tiles. Red brick chimney, with
projecting brickcourse and moulded cap forming an entablature,
on each gable-wall; left-hand chimney rebuilt in replica. Low
gable parapets. Double-fronted. 2 rooms deep; central entrance
passage leading to staircase at rear.
2 storeys. 3-window range. Windows have moulded architraves;
sashes with 2 upright glazing bars forming margin panes.
Round-arched doorway in centre, recessed within another
round-arched opening with moulded architrave; 6-panel door,
with patterned fanlight above, set well back; lobby in front
has ceiling with plaster groined vault. Front flanked by
pilasters, shared with adjoining houses. Moulded eaves
INTERIOR: in 1985, only entrance passage and staircase
inspected. Doorway with moulded and enriched architrave to
left of passage. Geometrical wooden stair with thin,
square-section balusters and shaped step-ends. Moulded cornice
at top of stair compartment.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the house was leased out by the Corporation
in 1821 to Philip Hodge of Barnstaple, builder, who had
'lately erected' it. Nos 17-20 were then known as Litchdon
Part of a formerly uniform terrace including Nos 17, 18 & 20
(Barnstaple Castle Documents, Surveys: 89).
Listing NGR: SS5609732814
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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