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HER Number:MDV24598
Name:62 Bampton Street and 23 Newport Street, Tiverton


Early 19th century two storey red brick house on prominent corner site. The front elevations to both streets are designed to be identical, each has a three-bay front with a central round-headed arched doorway.


Grid Reference:SS 955 127
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS91SE/134
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 485212

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1830 AD to 1839 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1972, Tiverton, 6 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV52494.

Early 19th century red brick house on prominent corner site. Slate hipped roof with wide eaves. Two storeys.three windows sashes with glazing bars, flat brick arches. Central semi-circular arched doorway and fanlight with rusticated architrave. One gabled dormer with wide eaves. Elevation to Newport Street is identical.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

House on a corner site with the Bampton Street side occupied by a dentists surgery and the Newport Street premises being occupied by a solicitors. Dating to the 1830s, it is built of red brick in Flemish bond style with a natural slate roof and cast-iron rainwater goods.
Plan: the front elevations to both streets are designed to be identical but the internal plans do not reflect this. Bampton Street is one room wide and double-depth while Newport Street is two rooms wide, one room deep with a central stair to the elevation that is parallel to the Bampton Street elevation which provides an entrance to the flat above the dentists.
Exterior: both the Bampton Street and Newport Street elevations are similar. They are each two storeys high and have three-bay fronts plus basement and attic. Each has a central doorway with round-headed arch and Gibbs surround. Incised reveals. The front doors have two vertical panels and an overlight at Newport Street and fanlight at Bampton Street. There are five 12-pane hornless sash windows on either elevation. To Newport Street there is a two-light casement dormer window. Flat arches over the windows. part of the roof at the Bampton Street elevation has asbestos slates and the basement pavement lights are sealed over.
Interior: partially inspected. Bampton Street has lost its original staircase. Newport Street has its original stick balusters and turned newel posts in a dogleg stair. Some original four panel doors remain.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #84728 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV52494List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Tiverton. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 6.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 16 2012 1:53PM