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19, Litchdon Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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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

Plus Code: 9C3Q3WGV+JQ

Entry Name: 19, Litchdon Street

Listing Date: 31 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385209

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485671

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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684-1/5/193 (North East side)
31/08/88 No.19


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

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