MAIN BUILDING, BIDEFORD AND TORRIDGE HOSPITAL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1200925

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1973

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Apr-1993

Statutory Address: MAIN BUILDING, BIDEFORD AND TORRIDGE HOSPITAL, MEDDON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: MAIN BUILDING, BIDEFORD AND TORRIDGE HOSPITAL, MEDDON 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 44947 26316

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 375883

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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