Talbot Inn / 9 The Quay / 1 And 2 High Street

12 Sep 1999
Talbot Inn, 1 High Street, Bideford, Torridge, Devon, EX39 2AA
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9 The Quay, Bideford, Torridge, Devon, EX39 2AA
1 And 2 High Street, Bideford, Torridge, Devon, EX39 2AA
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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 842-1/5/97 (South side) 19/03/73 Nos.1 AND 2 Talbot Inn (No 1) (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET Nos.1 AND 2) (Formerly Listed as: THE QUAY No.9)


Includes: No.9 THE QUAY. House, now divided into 3 houses, shops and public house. Early C18, remodelled late C18 or early C19. Shop fronts late C19 and early C20. Painted brick fronts in Flemish bond. Hipped slate roof, tarred to No 1. Two rendered chimneys. L-shaped plan, remodelled internally. 3 storeys; 7-window range to High Street, 4-window range to The Quay. Late C19 or early C20 shop front at 2 High Street. Raised quoins at the corner and at opposing ends of No 1 High Street and No 9 The Quay. Segmental-arched windows with keystones to second storey; 6-paned sashes in box-frames, except for 2 High Street and the lower sashes in the High Street front of No 1. Third storey has flat-headed window with barred sashes in box-frames: 4 panes over 8 panes. Dentilled boxed eaves cornice. INTERIOR: No 1 has original moulded plaster cornices on 1st and 2nd floors. Shadow of oval ceiling-panel in 1st-floor corner room; this has late C19 slate chimneypiece with imitation marbling. Right 1st-floor room has late C18 or early C19 panelled dado and reeded chimneypiece; latter reported to have concealed oven. Coloured glass in ground-floor toilet, No 2 has original moulded plaster 1st-floor cornice. Original roof trusses with through-purlins; collars nailed to faces of principal rafters. No 9 The Quay has at 1st-floor landing, in an addition to original building, a late C18 round-arched cupboard with fluted keyblock; panelled doors with applied moulding. Late C19 wood chimneypiece with detached columns; urn and cannons on frieze. 2-panelled bolection-moulded door on 2nd floor and 1920s or 1930s shop-fittings on ground floor. All 3 houses have late C18 or early C19 wood staircases with thin square balusters; that at No 2 has shaped step-ends, handrail ramped over column-newels. Bollard attached to corner of building is separately listed in High Street (qv).

Listing NGR: SS4543926580


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


Brick, Slate, Tar, Stuart House, Georgian Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Shop, Commercial, Public House, Licensed Premises, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational