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TOWER 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: TOWER HOUSE

List entry Number: 1200946

Location

TOWER HOUSE, 26, THE STRAND

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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 375942

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BIDEFORD

SS4526 THE STRAND 842-1/5/241 (South side) 19/03/73 No.26 Tower House

GV II

Large house, now offices. Mid C19. Solid rendered walls. Roof not visible from street. 3 storeys with high semi-basement; 4-storeyed Italianate tower at south end. The house projects so as to block off almost the whole west end of the street. Main front, facing east, is of 3-window range with large canted bay projecting from right gable wall. Across most of the ground storey is a glazed porch with Doric pilasters and bracketed cornice approached by balustraded flight of steps. Above it in second storey a 3-light window with panelled pilasters; cornice on 4 consoles, this developed into a shallow segmental pediment over the centre. Tower has similar single-light window with triangular pediment in second storey. Top storey has 3 narrow round-arched windows and above them an oval unglazed opening with triple keystones both at the top and on the sides. Bracketed eaves cornice and low pyramidal roof. Bay window to right has windows with moulded architraves in ground and second storeys, those in second storey round-arched with triple-keystones. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS4517226913

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National Grid Reference: SS 45172 26913

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