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Latitude: 51.0788 / 51°4'43"N
Longitude: -4.0607 / 4°3'38"W
OS Eastings: 255743
OS Northings: 133067
OS Grid: SS557330
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.DC40
Mapcode Global: FRA 26C8.KV0
Entry Name: Bus Station Offices
Listing Date: 31 August 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385367
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485829
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: Barnstaple St Peter and St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS5533SE THE STRAND
684-1/7/245 (South West side)
31/08/88 Bus Station Offices
Bus station offices, waiting room and toilets. Dated 1922;
small late C20 addition to rear. Designed by ET Saunders,
borough surveyor, to match the adjoining Queen Anne's Walk
(qv). Front and side walls of limestone ashlar, rear wall
rendered. Flat roof; rear addition has slated lean-to roof.
Plan is 3 rooms wide and 2 rooms deep, centre front room being
used as waiting room with toilets behind.
One storey. Classical design with 3-bay portico flanked on
each side by a doorway and 2 windows. Portico has Tuscan
columns, coupled at either end, supporting an entablature with
pulvinated frieze. Tall parapet with pedestal at each end
carrying an urn; tall panel in centre with date 1922 and town
arms, the whole flanked by pilasters supporting an open curved
Windows have segmental heads with moulded archivolts carried
on plain brackets; lugged aprons below the cills. Flanking
each of the 2 pairs of windows are coupled, fluted pilasters
supporting an entablature, parapet and urns like those over
the portico. Side elevations repeat this arrangement. Wall at
rear of portico, together with the doorways at either side,
have been replaced in late C20. To left of portico, next to
the right-hand pair of pilasters, is a tablet inscribed WALTER
LEWIS CROOT, MAYOR, 1922.
INTERIOR: partly inspected, seems to be entirely plain.
Included for group value.
(Lamplugh L: Barnstaple: 1983-: 144).
Listing NGR: SS5574333067
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