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Torridge (District Authority)
Great Torrington
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1. SOUTH STREET 1735 (South Side) No 28 ss 4919 1/74


2. Dated 1701, 2 storey, 5 window red brick front. String course. Heavy eaves cornice with brackets. Roof has 3 pedimented dormers, the central one segmental. Original lead down-pipe has enriched rain-water head with initials "CGM" and date. Sash windows. Doorway has shell hood on modillion brackets. Fine plaster work to under-side of hood consists of central cartouche with grouped weapons surrounding it. This house is almost identical with No 28 Bridgeland Street, Bideford, which Professor Richardson attributed to Nathaniel Gascoyne (1695). The Bideford example has lost its original doorway. Interior: one panelled front room to ground floor has exceedingly fine ceiling. This has round centre panel with a group of musical instruments in high relief. (cf Denham Place, Bucks, circa 1693). Foliage ornament in quadrant panels. Otherwise the interior is cut about and altered.

All the listed buildings in South Street form a group.

Listing NGR: SS4950519065


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

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Date: 05 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/01921/33
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