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HER Number:MDV24642
Name:Barrington House, Tiverton


Two storey mid 19th century building on corner of Gold Street and Barrington Street. Ground floor has late 19th century shop front extending round corner to Barrington Street, and carriage way to entrance to Barrington House.


Grid Reference:SS 957 126
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS91SE/181
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 485296

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHOP (Built, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1972, Tiverton, 29 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV52494.

No 42, Gold Street. Early 19th century. Painted brick. Slate roof. Two storeys. Corner site, with curved angle. Gold Street front, one first floor sash with glazing bars and 19th century shop front with cornice and panelled pilasters, continued around corner to left. Barrington Street elevation, three widely spaced sashes with glazing bars, segmental arched carriageway. Grade II for group value.

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

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

Barrinton House, 42 Gold Street. Includes: Barrington House Stokes Lane. Shop with accommodation over. Circa 1850. Painted Flemish bond brick; turnerised slate roof, hipped to Gold Street and curved to corner with Barrington Street; right end stack with brick shaft and some old pots, axial stack to Barrington House with one square and one cylindrical pot; cast-iron rainwater goods.
Plan: corner site. Ground floor shop to Gold Street; carriageway to Stokes Lane to rear, from Barrington Street; accommodation fronting Barrington Street is Barrington House, Stokes Lane.
Exterior: two storeys. Rounded corner. one-window front to Gold Street with platband that extended round the corner to Barrington Street and steps up above the carriageway. Good late 19th century shop front, extending round corner with panelled pilasters and shaped brackets supporting a deep projecting moulded cornice. Three-light shop windows on either side of the shop door have timber or cast-iron half columns. Half-glazed shop door with deep overlight; one 16-pane first floor hornless sash. Barrington Street elevation has 16-pane first-floor sashes and a segmental-headed carriageway. Barrington House has two ground and two first floor 16-pane sash windows to Barrington Street which have since been replaced with uPVC windows. It has a half-glazed 19th century door fronting Stokes Lane.
Interior: Barrington House retains an elegant swan-necked staircase with turned newels and stick balusters. There is a vaulted cellar with brick supporting arches. No.42 Gold Street's plan form remians largely intact with the exception of the inserted spiral staircase. It has plain interior with simple picture rails.
Date first listed: 14th December 1972. List description amended: 21st October 2005

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #84767 ]
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. 29.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 23 2018 11:02AM