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Statutory Address:

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Torridge (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 45311 26506



SS4526 MARKET PLACE 842-1/5/163 (East side) No.18


Shop with living accommodation above. Late C19. Red-brick front with painted cement or stone detail; there may be bands of patterned and coloured tiling under the paint. Slate roof. Red-brick chimney at rear. Classical style. 3 storeys with garret; 3-window range, the middle windows set in a projection which rises above eaves-level, forming a dormer gable with triangular pediment. Shop front in ground storey with house-door to left. Above it an entablature flanked by large fluted consoles carrying shaped blocks. Second storey has a plain 3-light window in centre with plain lintel and moulded cornice above, these forming the pedestal for a pair of giant pilasters supporting the pediment. Third-storey middle window has eared architrave and panelled apron. Window in dormer-gable is segmental-headed with scrolled keystone; 4 wood-mullioned casements with 2 transom-lights, each of 6 panes, sill continued to reach the flanking pilasters. Outer windows in second storey have eared architraves, buttresses at the foor; moulded cornices, positioned to allow for a non-existant frieze. Corresponding windows in third storey plain, but with moulded sills and shaped aprons. Plain painted bands (possibly tiled originally) link window-heads in both upper storeys. Prominent moulded eaves cornice broken in centre by the dormer gable; each end-section supported by fluted brackets. Second and third-storey windows have sashes with horns, those in third storey with a single upright glazing-bar. Rear wall, clearly visible from Bridge Street, is rendered; windows mostly C20, but at left of each of second and third storeys is box-framed sash window, the lower sashes 6-paned, the upper ones 3-paned. In front of them are 2 lower brick buildings and 1 of wood. INTERIOR not inspected. A bold design which forms a prominent feature of the Market Place area.

Listing NGR: SS4531126506


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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: 13 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/07970/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Barbara Hilton. Source Historic England Archive
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