2 AND 4, COURTENAY STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257173
Date first listed:
06-Jun-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Dec-1996
Statutory Address:
2 AND 4, COURTENAY STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
2 AND 4, COURTENAY STREET

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

County:
Devon
District:
Teignbridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Newton Abbot
National Grid Reference:
SX 85830 71206

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
464172
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/04954/15
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