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North Devon (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 51636 47490



SS5147 HIGH STREET 853-1/6/74 (North side) No.52


Shop with accommodation over. Early C19. MATERIALS: rendered, solid front and back walls; slate hanging on exposed top of left gable. Tarred slated roof. Low parapet with coping, probably of stone, on left gable; rendered base of former chimney at the apex. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with garret. 3-windows-wide. Ground storey has late C19 shopfront with wide entrance to public passage on left. Shopfront and passage-entrance are flanked and separated by panelled wooden pilasters, these being surmounted by large brackets upon which stand little gabled blocks. Entablature survives over passage-entrance, but has been replaced by blindcase over the shop. Latter has a pair of display windows with moulded shafts, the windows splayed in the centre where they adjoin the shop door. Passage-entrance has low, panelled wooden gate with decorated front hinges and straps. Upper-storey windows have 6-paned sashes, except that the middle window in each storey is blind. Moulded wooden eaves cornice. 2 dormers with cambered tops; windows appear to be wooden ones of late C20. House door, opening from passage, is 6-panelled, the top 2 panels now glazed; 2-paned fanlight over. The passage floor retains a number of old flagstones and some patterned yellow bricks. Rear windows in upper storeys (visible from passage behind the building) have 2-paned sashes, except for the middle window of the third storey, which is blind. INTERIOR retains dog-leg stair with open string, shaped ends, square balusters and mahogany wreathed rail. Original doors and frames.

Listing NGR: SS5163647490


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 26 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04058/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Ann Allen. Source Historic England Archive
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