29-32 High Street / 29 And 30 High Street

17 Oct 1999
29-32 High Street, Bideford, Torridge, Devon, EX39 2AN
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29 And 30 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 842-1/5/111 (South side) 19/03/73 Nos.29 AND 30 (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET (South side) Nos.29-32 (Consecutive))


Pair of cottages, probably a single house originally. C18 or earlier; probably C16 or C17. Solid rendered walls, probably of stone or cob. slate roof; old ridge-tiles with shallow cresting at No 30. Rendered chimney on right gable. Plan: now divided into 2 cottages of late C18 or early C19 character. No 29 has 2-room front range with central through-passage; staircase behind right-hand room; added rear wing to left. No 30 probably of 1-room plan with entrance-passage to left. 2 storeys with garret. No 29 of 2-window range with doorway between the ground-storey windows. Doorway has beaded surround and moulded cornice on shaped consoles; panelled reveals, the bottom panels flush. Ground-storey windows have plain sashes, that to right a canted bay with moulded cornice. Upper storey has 8-paned sashes in recessed box-frames. 2 gable dormers with plain bargeboards; 2-light, 2-paned wood casements. No 30 of one-window range with doorway to left of ground-storey window. 6-panelled door with knocker, the 2 bottom panels flush; reeded flanking pilasters, cornice on shaped brackets. Windows have sashes with margin-panes. Flat-topped dormer with plain 2-light wood casement. INTERIOR: inspected only at No 29 which has geometrical wood stair with thin square balusters, the handrail voluted at the foot over a 6-sided newel. Late C18 cupboard on stairs, with ovolo-moulded panelled doors. 2 early plank doors in garret. Behind No 29 is a large stone-rubble structure with a blocked opening having a rounded red-brick arch. Owner suggested it could have been a limekiln.

Listing NGR: SS4521526593


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


Cob, Render, Rubble, Slate, Stone, Medieval House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Dwelling, Jacobean Lime Kiln, Industrial, Agricultural Chemical Site, Chemical Production Site, Chemical Industry Site, Kiln