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The Rock

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.088 / 51°5'16"N

Longitude: -4.0618 / 4°3'42"W

OS Eastings: 255699

OS Northings: 134097

OS Grid: SS556340

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.CQW7

Mapcode Global: FRA 26C7.Z95

Entry Name: The Rock

Listing Date: 31 December 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385287

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485749

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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Listing Text


BARNSTAPLE

SS5534SE PILTON STREET, Pilton
684-1/2/363 (East side)
31/12/73 Nos.78 AND 79 The Rock

GV II

2 houses. No.79 is certainly C17 or earlier in origin and
appears to have been part of a single build with No.80 (qv).
Both these houses remodelled in the late C19 or early C20.
Roughcast; slate roof; right end stack with stone shaft and
old pot. Left end stack with rendered shaft and 2 old pots.
No.79 retains a single-depth main range with one heated room
to the right with a newel stair rising from it and a cross
passage to the left. Blocked doorway to No.80.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2:2-window range, 3 windows to the
ground floor. No.79 has a half-glazed C20 front door to the
left; recessed C20 front door to the right of No.78.
Ground-floor windows mixture of small-pane casements and
sashes. 4 first-floor gabled dormers glazed with one over
one-pane sashes with margin panes.
INTERIOR: No.79 inspected. Chamfered ground-floor beams with
pyramidal stops and newel stair. First-floor partitions appear
to be secondary, ceiling plastered over the trusses with no
access to apex-trusses appear to have cruck-like feet and
large purlins. Said to be garderobe off top of stair. No.78
may contain features of interest.


Listing NGR: SS5569934096

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