Swan Inn

30 Aug 1999
Swan Inn, 49 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 842-1/7/264 (West side) 19/03/73 No.49 Swan Inn


Public House. Early C19, the rear part either extended or rebuilt early/mid C19. Solid rendered walls. Slate roof, hipped front and back; front part has pierced, red crested ridge-tiles. Rendered chimneys on right side-wall of each part of building, and on front gable of rear part. 2 storeys at front, 3 at rear; 3-window range, the middle second-storey window blind. Round-arched centre doorway with chamfered raised surround; C20 six-panelled door, fanlight with radial bars. Windows have 6-paned sashes. Moulded eaves cornice. Right side-wall has several small windows with glazing-bars, including a Yorkshire sash. Rear elevation (clearly visible from Bideford Bridge) has windows with barred sashes: 8 over 8 panes in second storey, 6 over 6 panes in third storey. Moulded eaves cornice, continued round side-wall facing bridge. INTERIOR not inspected. The building occupies an important position at the east end of Bideford Bridge.

Listing NGR: SS4566726366


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

People & Organisations

Photographer: Sanders, Tim

Rights Holder: Sanders, Tim


Render, Slate, Georgian Public House, Victorian Commercial, Licensed Premises, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational