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MAIN BUILDING, BIDEFORD AND TORRIDGE HOSPITAL

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: MAIN BUILDING, BIDEFORD AND TORRIDGE HOSPITAL

List entry Number: 1200925

Location

MAIN BUILDING, BIDEFORD AND TORRIDGE HOSPITAL, MEDDON STREET

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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bideford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1973

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Apr-1993

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 375883

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History

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Details

BIDEFORD

SS42NW MEDDON STREET 842-1/1/175 (South side) 19/03/73 Main building, Bideford and Torridge Hospital (Formerly Listed as: MEDDON STREET Torridge Hospital)

GV II

Workhouse, now hospital. 1837-9. Solid rendered walls. Slate roofs, hipped and gabled. Plan: octagonal centre with 4 short projections coming off it diagonally. At rear of centre a long kitchen wing. 3-storeys. Plain except for porch with Doric pilasters and for triangular pediments on each of the 4 diagonal projections; original door with 2 flush panels at the bottom, the upper part now glazed. Mostly sash windows, some with 2 or 4 panes. Wings are 2-storeyed and entirely plain; re-windowed in mid/late C20. Kitchen wing single-storeyed with full-length lantern filled with 10-paned windows. INTERIOR: much altered, but retains an original wooden staircase with narrow open well, cut strings, thin square balusters and handrail ramped up over column newels. (Transactions of the Devonshire Association: Duncan AG: Bideford Poor and Poorhouses 1830 to 1840: 1918-: P.533).

Listing NGR: SS4494726316

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions of the Devonshire Association' in Transactions of the Devonshire Association, (1918), 533

National Grid Reference: SS 44947 26316

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