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HER Number:MDV96122
Name:75 Boutport Street, Barnstaple


Former dispensary dated 1833. Now shop with accommodation over.


Grid Reference:SS 558 331
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DISPENSARY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))
  • SHOP (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1855-1895, Towns 1855-95 1:500 (Cartographic). SDV348147.

"Barnstaple & North Devon Dispensary" marked.

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

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

75 Boutport Street (Formerly Listed as:Boutport Street (West side) No.75 Barnstaple and North Devon Dispensary).
Barnstaple and North Devon Dispensary, now shop with accommodation over. 1833. Solid rendered front. Roof not visible from street. 3 storeys with semi-basement. 3-window range; 4th window in recessed section over cart-entrance to right. Ground storey has horizontal channelling to rustication. Deeply-recessed 6-panelled centre door, the top 4 panels now glazed. At either side a square, wooden late 19th century bay window with top entablature; 12 panes at the front, 4 at both sides. Upper-storey windows flanked and separated by giant Doric pilasters, these standing on a raised band at first-floor level and supporting an entablature. Raised band at 2nd-floor level, linking the pilasters. Window pattern is of barred sashes, 6 over 6 panes in 2nd storey, 3 over 6 panes in 3rd storey. However, the 2 left-hand 2nd-storey windows have been altered to become fixed sashes with an opening section, as has the left-hand window in the 3rd storey. In the right-hand 3rd-storey window the top sash has lost its glazing bars. Right side wall has a single window with 4-paned sashes in ground storey. Cart entrance has segmental arch with raised bands above it at first and 2nd-floor levels. Twentieth century two-light wood casement window in 2nd storey. 6-paned sash window in 3rd storey. Top entablature.
Interior not inspected.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348147Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. Towns 1855-95 1:500. Towns 1855-95 1:500. Digital.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #110005 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 24 2013 3:19PM