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Latitude: 51.0766 / 51°4'35"N
Longitude: -4.0571 / 4°3'25"W
OS Eastings: 255988
OS Northings: 132825
OS Grid: SS559328
Mapcode National: GBR KR.DD0D
Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.M76
Entry Name: 3-11, Taw Vale Parade
Listing Date: 19 January 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385350
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485812
Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX32
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Barnstaple
Built-Up Area: Barnstaple
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Barnstaple Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS5532 TAW VALE PARADE
684-1/4/231 Nos.3-11 (Consecutive)
Terrace, originally of 10 houses (old list description), now
mostly used as offices, restaurants etc. Probably 1840s, when
Taw Vale was developed. Smooth-plastered mass wall
construction; natural slate roofs; stacks with rendered shafts
with some old pots.
Centre 4 houses 3-storey, flanked by 3-storey-and-attic houses
with lower rooflines and basements. Symmetrical 7:8:7-window
range. Centre block has moulded eaves brackets and an eaves
band; outer houses have cornices below parapets and mansard
roofs. Ground floor with channelled rustication with moulded
string at first-floor level. Round-headed doorways to outer
blocks and round-headed windows, mostly glazed with plate
glass sashes. First-floor windows have moulded architraves,
some retaining probably original 12-pane sashes, some reglazed
with later timber sashes.
The middle block is more ornate with an anthemion balcony on
iron brackets to the first floor and high-transomed French
windows with cornices on consoles; second floor 12-pane
sashes. The right-hand house of the right-hand block has a
c1860s' cast-iron balcony.
INTERIOR: not inspected but may retain features of interest.
This terrace makes an important contribution to a fine group
of C19 town houses on Taw Vale Parade.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Cherry B: Devon: London:
Listing NGR: SS5598832825
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