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Bus Station Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385367

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485829

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

SS5533SE THE STRAND
684-1/7/245 (South West side)
31/08/88 Bus Station Offices

GV II

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
pediment.
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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