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The Priory

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0821 / 51°4'55"N

Longitude: -4.0585 / 4°3'30"W

OS Eastings: 255907

OS Northings: 133439

OS Grid: SS559334

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.D5NC

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.6P7

Plus Code: 9C3Q3WJR+VH

Entry Name: The Priory

Listing Date: 19 January 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385388

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485850

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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684-1/7/258 (North side)
19/01/51 The Priory


Formerly known as: The Vicarage VICARAGE STREET.
House, now used as dental surgery and offices. Probably C16 or
C17 but substantially refurbished in the 1840s.
Smooth-plastered; slate roof, gabled at ends; end stacks to
front range, the left-hand stack preserving C19 diagonally-set
shafts with corbelled cornices and old pots. 3 rear lateral
stacks with old pots; cast-iron rainwater goods. Single-depth
front range is probably the original rear block on the same
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2:1:2-window range (the one window to
the porch) with a 2-storied porch with an embattled parapet
with coped merlons and embrasures above a moulded string.
Windows glazed with diamond-leaded panes. Elaborate
Perpendicular style moulded stone outer doorway with a Tudor
arch, ballflower carving and square-headed hoodmould, carved
spandrels with crossed key motifs. Porch has carved inner door
(C19 or C20) with moulded frame. 2-light square-headed stone
window over porch with hoodmould, moulded mullion and cusped
lights. Other windows are 4-light timber-mullioned casements
except ground-floor right which is a C19 canted bay with
slender buttresses with set-offs. Window has moulded stone
mullions and transoms, the upper lights cusped; some stained
INTERIOR: partially inspected. Retains some c1840s moulded

Listing NGR: SS5590733439

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