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20, Litchdon Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0765 / 51°4'35"N

Longitude: -4.0554 / 4°3'19"W

OS Eastings: 256106

OS Northings: 132805

OS Grid: SS561328

Mapcode National: GBR KR.DDFL

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.MX3

Plus Code: 9C3Q3WGV+HR

Entry Name: 20, Litchdon Street

Listing Date: 31 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385210

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485672

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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684-1/5/194 (North East side)
31/08/88 No.20


Formerly known as: Litchdon Terrace LITCHDON STREET.
House, now offices; part of a terrace including Nos 17, 18 &
19 (qv). 1821, remodelled in mid C19 and rebuilt at the rear
in about 1882. Solid rendered walls, probably of stone or
brick; the later rear wing, fronting Barbican Terrace, is at
least partly of yellow brick. Slated roof with red
ridge-tiles. Low parapet on left-hand gable, this being
surmounted by an old red brick chimney shared with No.19 (qv).
Yellow brick chimney on right-hand gable. Double-fronted,
double-depth; considerably altered in ground storey.
2 storeys. 3-window range, the right-hand window developed as
a canted bay. Windows have eared architraves with plain
sashes; front ground-storey light of bay is a French window.
Round-arched centre doorway with eared architrave; glazed
door. Pilaster at each end of front, that on left shared with
No.19 (qv). Moulded eaves cornice; bay window finished with
low parapet.
HISTORICAL NOTE: in 1821 this house, 'then lately built by
him', was leased by the Corporation to John Gould of
Barnstaple, mason. In 1882 it was leased to Charles E Pronger
of Barnstaple, surgeon, who agreed to spend ยป500 on 'new
buildings alterations and repairs.' Nos 17-20 (qv) were
formerly known as Litchdon Terrace. Part of a formerly uniform
terrace including Nos 17, 18 & 19 (qv).
(Barnstaple Castle Documents; lease No 4866, Surveys Vol 185:

Listing NGR: SS5610632805

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