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The Rock Including Terrace and Garden Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0885 / 51°5'18"N

Longitude: -4.0609 / 4°3'39"W

OS Eastings: 255760

OS Northings: 134153

OS Grid: SS557341

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.CR2X

Mapcode Global: FRA 26C7.RS1

Plus Code: 9C3Q3WQQ+CJ

Entry Name: The Rock Including Terrace and Garden Walls

Listing Date: 31 December 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385281

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485743

Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

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

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684-1/2/361 (West side)
31/12/73 Nos.50, 51 AND 52 The Rock,
including terrace and garden walls


3 houses, possibly originally one. c1810. Roughcast; slate
roof, hipped to Nos 50 & 53; stacks with brick shafts and old
pots. U-plan; main range with projecting front wings to left
and right; these may always have been separate units, as now,
or may have been wings to a single house.
2 storeys. Symmetrical 1:3:1-window range. Eaves board. No.51
has central round-headed doorway with fielded-panelled reveals
and fielded-panelled door with fanlight with applied pattern.
2 ground- and 3 first-floor 16-pane horned sashes. Wings each
have one first-floor 16-pane horned sash and a tall
round-headed recess on the ground floor containing C20 front
doors with glazed side panels.
INTERIOR: No.51 has a half-glazed C19 rear door, original
joinery and a stick baluster stair rising from and parallel to
the entrance passage.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: the houses are raised high above the
street with a stone terrace wall which includes a cellar door
at street level and cellar below the terrace with steps up to
the area in front of No.51. Stone rubble garden walls with
bullnose brick coping.

Listing NGR: SS5576034153

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