Tower House

17 Oct 1999
Tower House, 26 The Strand, Bideford, Torridge, Devon, EX39 2ND
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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 THE STRAND 842-1/5/241 (South side) 19/03/73 No.26 Tower House


Large house, now offices. Mid C19. Solid rendered walls. Roof not visible from street. 3 storeys with high semi-basement; 4-storeyed Italianate tower at south end. The house projects so as to block off almost the whole west end of the street. Main front, facing east, is of 3-window range with large canted bay projecting from right gable wall. Across most of the ground storey is a glazed porch with Doric pilasters and bracketed cornice approached by balustraded flight of steps. Above it in second storey a 3-light window with panelled pilasters; cornice on 4 consoles, this developed into a shallow segmental pediment over the centre. Tower has similar single-light window with triangular pediment in second storey.

Top storey has 3 narrow round-arched windows and above them an oval unglazed opening with triple keystones both at the top and on the sides. Bracketed eaves cornice and low pyramidal roof. Bay window to right has windows with moulded architraves in ground and second storeys, those in second storey round-arched with triple-keystones. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS4517226913


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, Georgian House, Victorian Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Tower, Unassigned, Building, Office