Kings Arms Public House Including Barn At Rear / King's Arms

12 Sep 1999
Kings Arms Public House Including Barn At Rear, 7 The Quay, Bideford, Torridge, Devon, EX39 2HW
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King's Arms, 7 The Quay, Bideford, Torridge, Devon, EX39 2HW
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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 QUAY 842-1/5/223 (West side) 19/03/73 No.7 Kings Arms Public House including barn at rear (Formerly Listed as: THE QUAY No.7 King's Arms)


Public House. Probably C18 or earlier, remodelled mid C19. Solid rendered walls. Slate roof, hipped to left. 2 chimneys on rear wall, that to left of old red brick. Single-depth plan, 3 rooms wide with staircase behind middle room; to rear left a disused warehouse with access from side-alley; traditionally called 'the barn'. 3 storeys; widely-spaced 3-window range. Ground storey has 3 canted bay windows, that to left reduced in width to allow for a small doorway. Main entrance between the 2 left-hand bays has 5-panelled door; cornice on enriched consoles. Bays have sash-windows, the front sashes with margin-panes. Small door is 4-panelled, the top 2 panels glazed. At left-hand end a fourth window with 2-paned sashes. Upper-storey windows have shaped surrounds; 2-paned sashes in second storey; 2-light wood casements in the 5 third-storey windows, each light with 2 panes. Raised quoins flanking whole front. Boxed eaves cornice. Side-alley front has barred sashes and casements like those facing The Quay. INTERIOR: ground-floor bar has chamfered ceiling-beam without stops. Wooden dog-leg staircase rising from first floor; gallery-balustrade at top with thin square balusters and column-newels. Barn has kingpost-and-ridge roof.

Listing NGR: SS4543326555


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 Public House, Georgian Commercial, Licensed Premises, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational, Warehouse, Barn, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building