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Building Behind Number 19 High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0798 / 51°4'47"N

Longitude: -4.0595 / 4°3'34"W

OS Eastings: 255830

OS Northings: 133185

OS Grid: SS558331

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.DCDD

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.D92

Entry Name: Building Behind Number 19 High Street

Listing Date: 31 August 1988

Last Amended: 29 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385322

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485784

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: Barnstaple St Peter and St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


BARNSTAPLE

SS558331SE ST PETER'S CHURCHYARD
684-1/9/98 (West side)
31/08/88 Building behind No.19 High Street
(Formerly Listed as:
CHURCHYARD OF STS PETER & PAUL
(West side)
Building immediately behind No.19
High Street, now part of No.20)

GV II

Outbuilding, originally the back block of No.19 High Street
(qv). C17. Rendered mass wall construction; front wall to
churchyard at least partly of brick in upper storey, left-hand
(south) side wall contains some stone. Asbestos-slated roof.
Red brick chimney at rear on right-hand roof slope.
1 room wide, 2 rooms deep plan, formerly with doorway leading
into a gallery at rear of No.19 High Street.
2 storeys. Front to churchyard has plank door in centre of
ground storey: C20 louvred door to left of it, C20 window to
right. Upper storey slightly jettied; 2-light window, each
light with 6-paned sashes. Small-paned casement windows in
rear (west) gable-wall.
INTERIOR: has heavy upper-floor beams and joists, some
re-used; roof-trusses have through purlins, barely trenched;
halved collars applied flush to the faces of the principal
rafters.
HISTORICAL NOTE: gallery and back block houses, of which this,
with No.19 High Street, forms a part, are rare. Across a small
courtyard to the north is the C17 back block of No.20 High
Street (qv). Together the 2 houses provide an interesting
example of the way buildings develop in the centres of old
towns.

Listing NGR: SS5583033185

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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