98 High Street

3 Aug 2004
98 High Street, Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SS558331SE HIGH STREET 684-1/9/165 (West side) 19/01/51 No.98


Shop with accommodation over. C17 with later remodelling in the C18 and late C20. Painted brick; roof concealed behind parapet. Originally deep plan, 2-rooms wide, ground floor now gutted for shop use but preserving sections of plaster ceiling on ground floor to former rear rooms on both sides. 3 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay early C19 front. Deep projecting moulded eaves cornice with dentil frieze and parapet. C20 shop front with plate-glass windows canted in to the door. Remains of one C19 pilaster to left with large timber bracket. Remains of moulded cornice in centre visible above C20 fascia. 3 first- and 3 second-floor windows with moulded architraves, glazed with 2-pane sashes. INTERIOR: ground floor preserves 2 different decorated plaster ceilings, exposed through holes cut in C20 suspended ceiling; fireplace on rear left wall largely concealed by modern shop fittings. First floor not inspected but said to have incomplete early C17 ribbed ceiling with large pendant.

Listing NGR: SS5582233130


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0023 IOE Records taken by Ann Allen; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Dr Ann Allen. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Allen, Ann

Rights Holder: Allen, Ann