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Barum House

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0784 / 51°4'42"N

Longitude: -4.0581 / 4°3'29"W

OS Eastings: 255926

OS Northings: 133021

OS Grid: SS559330

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.DCSZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.DW8

Entry Name: Barum House

Listing Date: 31 December 1973

Last Amended: 29 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385352

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485814

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: Barnstaple St Peter and St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


BARNSTAPLE

SS5533SE THE SQUARE
684-1/7/237 (North side)
31/12/73 Barum House
(Formerly Listed as:
THE SQUARE
(North side)
House on corner of Diamond Street
(formerly occupied by dentist))

GV II

House. Early C18, with late C19 additions. Solid rendered
walls. Slated roof. Rendered chimney on each gable end; red
brick ones just behind centre of ridge and on rear gable of
wing. Probably double-fronted and 2 rooms deep, with late C19
rear wing to right.
2 storeys. 6-window range with flanking giant pilasters, each
with a section of triglyphed frieze on top, the boxed eaves
cornice breaking forward above it. Ground storey altered in
late C19. Centre doorway with deep glazed porch supported at
the front by cast-iron columns with enriched capitals. At
either side a flat-topped canted bay window. Upper-storey
windows have plain sashes in box-frames. Side elevation to
Diamond Street has sashes with margin-panes. INTERIOR not
inspected.
(Baxter J & Baxter J: Barnstaple Yesterday: Bristol: 1980-: PL
66, 101).


Listing NGR: SS5592633021

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