29 AND 30, HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208604
Date first listed:
14-Mar-1994
Statutory Address:
29 AND 30, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
29 AND 30, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Ilfracombe
National Grid Reference:
SS 51786 47609

Details

ILFRACOMBE

SS5147 HIGH STREET 853-1/6/67 (North side) Nos.29 AND 30

GV II

Shop with accommodation over. Mid to late C19. Stone rubble with details in dressed stone. Roof not visible from street. Base of red brick chimney on right side wall. 4 storeys. 3 windows wide. Ground storey has arcade of 8 octagonal cast-iron columns, partly fluted and with enriched capitals; arched above boxed in, except for 2 shouldered arches at right-hand end. Rusticated pilaster at each end, finished with a tall, oblong block inlaid with coloured tiles; foliated bracket below, ball finial on top. 2 shopfronts behind the columns, well preserved, although with some parts boxed in. Display window to right has transom light of coloured, leaded glass; shop to left has glazed door with 2 solid moulded panels at the bottom and a panelled right-hand reveal. 4-panelled house door at left-hand end. Upper storeys have raised quoins and bands between storeys. Windows of 2-lights with eccentrically tall shouldered arches; centre piers have plain capitals. Plain sashes. Bracketed top cornice and parapet. INTERIOR: ground-floor completely altered. The building is part of a good group comprising Nos 26-32 High Street (qqv), mostly later C19 commercial architecture of a remarkably ambitious scale for a town of this size. (Horridge GK: Ilfracombe A Pictorial Record: Plates 25 & 26).

Listing NGR: SS5178647609

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
390206
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Horridge, GK , Ilfracombe A Pictorial Record, (1986)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 26 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04058/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Ann Allen. Source Historic England Archive
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