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5 and 6, South Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0707 / 51°4'14"N

Longitude: -4.0466 / 4°2'47"W

OS Eastings: 256707

OS Northings: 132144

OS Grid: SS567321

Mapcode National: GBR KR.DW46

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D9.5BS

Entry Name: 5 and 6, South Street

Listing Date: 31 December 1973

Last Amended: 29 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485793

Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Barnstaple

Built-Up Area: Barnstaple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Newport

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


BARNSTAPLE

SS5632 SOUTH STREET, Newport
684-1/5/298 (East side)
31/12/73 Nos.5 AND 6
(Formerly Listed as:
SOUTH STREET, Newport
(East side)
Nos.1 TO 7, 8 AND 8A (Consecutive))

GV II

Mirrored pair of houses. Early C19. Solid rendered fronts.
Slated roofs. Red brick chimney on centre of ridge. Rendered
chimney on each side wall. 3 storeys. Each house 2-window
range. Round-arched doorways at outer ends of ground storey;
recessed surrounds; 6-panelled doors, that at No.5 late C20,
set well back, the open porches in front of them with
groin-vaulted ceilings; No.6 has a projecting, semicircular
fanlight with panelled soffit. At No.6 the whole ground storey
has horizontal channelling, the doorway with voussoirs marked
in the cement; however, the arch is so clumsily done as to
suggest this is not an original feature. Each ground storey
has a recessed bow window (apparently original) with triple
sashes, 6 over 6 panes in centre, 2 over 2 panes at sides.
Upper-storey windows have moulded architraves, those in 2nd
storey dropping to cut into a raised band above the ground
storey; 6-paned sashes, except that the lower 2nd storey
sashes are 9-paned. At No.6 the 2nd-storey windows have bowed
iron guard-rails with Gothic detail. Moulded board below the
eaves. INTERIOR not inspected. An elegant pair of
semi-detached houses.

Listing NGR: SS5670732144

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