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HER Number:MDV96185
Name:22 and 23 High Street, Barnstaple


Large mid-19th century house, now shop.


Grid Reference:SS 558 332
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Built, XIX - 1830 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

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

22 and 23 High Street.
Large house, now shop. Mid 19th century. Solid rendered walls. Roof not visible from street. 3 storeys. 2-window range with one window on rounded corner. 7-window return front to Paternoster Row with a further window on section of rear wall facing east. Ground storey to High Street has late 20th century shop front. 2nd-storey windows above are of 3 lights enclosed in a single moulded architrave with entablature, the middle of which breaks forward as a segmental pediment on consoles. Corner window single-light with triangular pediment on consoles. All 3 windows linked by a raised band at cornice level. 3rd-storey windows have moulded architraves, those facing High Street of 2 lights. Plain sashes throughout. Prominent bracketed eaves cornice. Latter continues on to return front and 1-window section of rear wall. Most openings in return front are blind, but 4 windows in 2nd storey have 6-paned sashes and 5 windows in 3rd storey have 6 or 8-paned sashes. Both upper-storey windows in rear wall have 6-paned sashes.
Interior not inspected.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #110047 ]
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:Jul 27 2018 10:47AM