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Latitude: 51.0862 / 51°5'10"N
Longitude: -4.0622 / 4°3'43"W
OS Eastings: 255663
OS Northings: 133901
OS Grid: SS556339
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.CYHX
Mapcode Global: FRA 26C7.Z4S
Plus Code: 9C3Q3WPQ+F4
Entry Name: Lower Almshouses Including Front Garden Wall and Gate Piers
Listing Date: 31 December 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385307
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485769
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
Tagged with: Architectural structure
SS5533 PILTON STREET, Pilton
684-1/6/340 (West side)
31/12/73 Nos.1-6 Lower Almshouses including
front garden wall and gate piers
Row of 6 almshouses. Dated 1860. Stone rubble. Slated roof. 4
stone rubble chimneys with moulded cornices; good pots of
several different types, some spiked.
A single range lying at right-angles to street; the almshouses
arranged in 3 pairs, each pair with a shared door. In front of
them a garden with curtilage wall and gate-piers along the
One storey with garret Tudor-style. 6-window range. Doorways
have chamfered surrounds with pyramid stops and cranked heads;
double plank doors. Ground-storey windows of 3 lights with
chamfered stone mullions; relieving arches. Garret windows
take the form of dormer gables with 2-light mullioned window
matching those below; moulded barge-boards with collar beams,
the inner edges ot the barge-boards above this level cut to
form a trefoil. Lights in all the windows 3-paned with metal
Gable wall to street has projecting chimney-breast, stepped on
left side. Attached to it on a pair of corbels is a stone
plaque inscribed: 'THESE ALMSHOUSES WERE REBUILT AT THE
EXPENSE OF THE CHARITY BY THE UNDERMENTIONED FEOFFEES. A.D.
1860.' 6 names follow, including the Revd Wm C Hall. To the
right of the chimney-breast in each storey is a 3-paned
single-light window with chamfered surround, that in ground
storey with relieving arch. Gable finished with stone coping;
kneelers at the front. INTERIORS not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: low stone rubble garden wall with
chamfered coping. Square gate piers with pyramidal caps.
Listing NGR: SS5566433901
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