NO 10 INCLUDING THE OLD TOBACCO HOUSE TO LEFT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1052297
Date first listed:
19-Apr-1993
Statutory Address:
NO 10 INCLUDING THE OLD TOBACCO HOUSE TO LEFT, 10, BUTTGARDEN STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
NO 10 INCLUDING THE OLD TOBACCO HOUSE TO LEFT, 10, BUTTGARDEN STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Devon
District:
Torridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Bideford
National Grid Reference:
SS 45312 26355

Details

BIDEFORD

SS4526 BUTTGARDEN STREET 842-1/6/59 (West side) No.10 including The Old Tobacco House to left

GV II

House, later converted into a mirrored pair. Early C18, superficially remodelled in late C18 or early C19. Solid rendered front. Slate roof. Old red-brick chimney on right side-wall. No 10 (the right-hand house) of double-depth plan, one room wide with short rear wing to right; ground storey has through-passage to left, leading to the rear staircase which lies behind left-hand end of front room. 3 storeys; 3-window range front common to both houses, with paired doorways in place of middle ground-storey window. Doorways flanked and separated by 3 fluted Doric pilasters supporting a single entablature and have recessed 6-panelled doors with matching reveals, the lowest row of panels flush, approached by 2 stone steps; narrow 3-paned fanlights. Ground and second-storey windows have raised eared surrounds with slightly pointed tops; third-storey windows have plain raised surrounds. All windows have 2-paned sashes with a single upright glazing-bar; the sashes in the left-hand ground-storey window, in all 3 second-storey windows and in the middle third-storey windows have horns. Whole front has rusticated quoins. Rear windows have barred sashes. INTERIOR of No 10 has early C18 wooden dog-leg staircase rising to third storey: first flight has rebuilt late C18 or early C19 balustrade with thin square balusters, remainder original with turned balusters, square newels with ball-finials and pendants, moulded handrail. Ground-floor front room has dentilled box-cornice and (on right wall) one-fillet ovolo-moulded raised-and-fielded panelling with 2 round-arched cupboards having shaped shelves: all early C18. Mid C19 wood chimneypiece with ornate iron grate. Rear room has late C18 cupboards with panelled doors. First-floor front room has early C18 bolection-moulded wood chimneypiece and some sunk bolection panelling. Rear room has fireplace with ovolo-moulded architrave, cornice and iron grate. Other rooms also have C19 iron grates. Old Tobacco House not inspected; it is said to have originated as a warehouse. The left-hand door carries the late C20 inscription THE OLD TOBACCO HOUSE. (Grant A: The Book of Bideford: 1987-: P.34).

Listing NGR: SS4531226355

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
375772
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Grant, A, The Book of Bideford, (1987), 34

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/00029/13
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