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MARKET HOUSE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: MARKET HOUSE

List entry Number: 1104742

Location

MARKET HOUSE, SOUTH STREET

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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Torrington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 90517

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. SOUTH STREET 1735 (South Side) Market House SS 4919 1/73 19.3.51.

II* GV

2. Dated 1842, 2 storey, stucco front with pediment. Lower storey rusticated openings, that in the centre having ornamental east-iron gates. Upper storey has Ionic pilasters and 3 round-head sash windows with glazing bars. Circular panel in tympanum. Above is bell-cote with 4 Tuscan columns supporting small dome. Behind this building, a central cobbled lane is flanked by market stalls (Pannier Market). Most of these have been re-fronted, but some are open and east-iron Doric supports remain. Stucco gateway at south end has date 1842. The front of the building faces the end of High Street, and so can be seen to the best advantage.

All the listed buildings in South Street form a group.

Listing NGR: SS4957019087

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National Grid Reference: SS 49570 19087

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