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Latitude: 51.0877 / 51°5'15"N
Longitude: -4.0621 / 4°3'43"W
OS Eastings: 255673
OS Northings: 134069
OS Grid: SS556340
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.CQS1
Mapcode Global: FRA 26C7.Z44
Entry Name: 37, Pilton Street
Listing Date: 19 January 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385278
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485740
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: Pilton with Ashford
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS5534 PILTON STREET, Pilton
684-1/2/358 (West side)
House. Early C17 with later alterations. Formerly a single
dwelling with No.36 (qv) adjoining to the S, but the 2
buildings are said to have been rented and treated separately
until 1711 (Reed, p.149). Owned by the Pilton United
Mass wall construction, rendered; slate roof, gabled at ends;
brick end stacks. Main range single-depth, 2 rooms wide with a
central passage taken out of the width of the left-hand room.
Present staircase is C20, rear or left-hand room, but may be
in position of original.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window range. All windows are
12-pane horned sashes. Front door to left of centre has 6
fielded panels, upper panels glazed, with sash adjacent to
left. 2 ground-floor windows to right of front door, 2
INTERIOR: ground-floor right has room with (incomplete) single
rib ceiling. First floor has one old oak door-frame with a
stud door and step down into first-floor left room which has a
C17 plaster wall frieze. First-floor right has a coved ceiling
and rib patterns on the walls.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the earliest documentation for the house,
mentioned by Reed, is in a Trust Deed of 1577 in which several
Pilton charities were merged. From 1711 to 1845 it was rented
out as one dwelling with No.36 (qv).
(Reed MA: Pilton, its Past and Present: Barnstaple: 1985-:
149; Transactions of the Devonshire Association: Diver B:
Listing NGR: SS5567334069
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