Torridge House

19 Sep 1999
Torridge House, Torrington Street, Bideford, Torridge, Devon, EX39 4DP
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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 TORRINGTON STREET, East-The-Water 842-1/7/261 (East side) 19/03/73 Torridge House


House, now flats. Early C19; possibly a remodelling of a late C17 or early C18 building. Solid rendered walls. Slate roof. Red-brick chimney on left gable-end. Base of rendered chimney on gable-end of rear wing. L-shaped plan. 3 storeys; 2-window range, widely-spaced. Doorway between the ground-storey windows has ovolo-moulded surround; Ionic attached columns supporting entablature with pulvinated frieze and modillioned cornice. Single-light sash window to left; triple-sashed one to right. Second-storey windows are both wide; triple-sashed to left; 2-light wood casement to right. 2 triple-sashed windows in third storey with a single-light sash-window in centre. Sashes are 6-paned except for 2-paned side-sashes; in third storey the upper sashes are of 3 and 1 panes respectively. Casements are small-paned with transom-lights. All except the casement window have moulded sills. End of rafters project and are protected by an eaves-board. Rear wall (visible from the Tarka Trail) has 2 windows with 6-paned sashes. Half-glazed door with patterned glazing and moulded panels; flat hood on late C17 or early C18 carved brackets (probably re-set). INTERIOR: only passage and stairs inspected. Former has early C19 moulded cornice; at the rear a late C17 or early C18 door with 3 shaped bolection-moulded panels. Wooden open-well stair: early C19 with thin square balusters, shaped step-ends and column-newels.

Listing NGR: SS4565226287


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, Stuart Building, Georgian Unassigned, House, Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Apartment