53 And 54 High Street

25 Sep 1999
53 And 54 High Street, Bideford, Torridge, Devon, EX39 2AN
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SS4526 HIGH STREET 842-1/5/118 (North side) Nos.53 AND 54


Pair of houses with shop; probably a single house originally. Early or mid C19 remodelling, probably of a C17 or earlier house. Solid rendered front. Slate roof with crested red ridge-tiles. Rendered chimney on right-hand end-wall. Probably a 3-room-and-through-passage plan, 1 room deep, with long rear wing to right; doorway probably inserted into middle room when house sub-divided. 3 storeys. Combined symmetrical front of 3-window range, the middle ground-storey window flanked by 2 round-arched doorways. Ground storey has horizontal channelling finished with a raised band at sill-level in the second storey; doorways have voussoirs channelled in the render. Door at No 53 is 4-panelled with brass letterbox. No 54 has late C20 glazed shop door; plain display windows at either side, probably enlargements of ordinary domestic windows. Remaining windows have 2-paned, box-framed sashes with a single upright glazing-bar, except for middle second-storey window, which has a 4-paned late C20 casement. INTERIOR not inspected. (Planning Application: 1990-: SS43NE/234).

Listing NGR: SS4515126608


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1773 IOE Records taken by Tim Sanders; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Tim Sanders. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Sanders, Tim

Rights Holder: Sanders, Tim


Render, Slate, Medieval House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Dwelling, Jacobean Shop, Commercial