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2 AND 4, COURTENAY STREET

List Entry Summary

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

Name: 2 AND 4, COURTENAY STREET

List entry Number: 1257173

Location

2 AND 4, COURTENAY STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Newton Abbot

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Jun-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Dec-1996

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464172

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Details

NEWTON ABBOT

SX8571SE COURTENAY STREET 1012-1/13/29 (South East side) 06/06/72 Nos.2 AND 4 (Formerly Listed as: COURTENAY STREET (South East side) Nos.2, 4 AND 6)

GV II

Two shops on a curved corner site. 1850-1860. MATERIALS: painted stucco, slate roof. PLAN: L-plan. EXTERIOR: 4 storeys including attic storey; 9-window range. Plate-glass sash windows with horns to the upper floors. Each floor and the parapet are articulated by pilasters, a giant order to the first and second floors, paired to the right return. Entablatures and cornices to the panelled parapet and second floor; eared architraves to the attic windows, blank panel to the corner; flanking pilasters and continuous moulded sill string to the second-floor windows, tripartite casement to the corner; cornices over eared architraves and sill plinth to the first-floor windows, tripartite sash to the corner; banded rustication and triglyph frieze to the ground floor; the windows (some of which are now doors, all C20) to No.2 have banded moulded architraves with rounded arrises and keystones. The entrance to No.4 and the former corner entrance to No.2 are flanked by painted granite fluted Doric columns. No.4 to the left has canted bays to a late C19 set-back shop front with decorative tops and bases to fluted colonettes and moulded sills framing plate-glass windows. Below the sills are ornamental cast-iron railings. INTERIOR: not inspected, but known to be altered. A striking commercial design, on a prominent corner site opposite No.1 (qv) and part of the development of this area for the Courtenays, Earls of Devon.



Listing NGR: SX8583071206

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National Grid Reference: SX 85830 71206

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