80 AND 81, HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1355051
Date first listed:
19-Apr-1993
Statutory Address:
80 AND 81, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
80 AND 81, HIGH 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 45380 26604

Details

BIDEFORD

SS4526 HIGH STREET 842-1/5/136 (North side) Nos.80 AND 81

GV II

Pair of houses with shop. Late C19. Solid rendered front with wooden bay windows. Slate mansard roof. Large red-brick chimney on centre of ridge, the upper courses projecting to form an entablature. Classical style. 3 storeys with garret; 4-window range. Ground storey has 2 later shop fronts. That to left is late C20; that to right early C20 with coloured leaded glass at the tops of the display windows. Upper storeys have in the centre a pair of bay windows with curved sides. Each storey of these is finished with an entablature having a panelled frieze; between-storeys they are linked by further panels. Sashes with horns; the middle ones have patterned margin-panes, those in the upper storeys forming round arches. Outer windows narrow and round-arched, with moulded archivolts and keyblocks. Linking the sills and imposts to the bays are moulded stringcourses, the between-storeys panelling and top entablatures of the bays similarly continued across the fronts. 4 dormer windows, the middle 2 round-arched with imposts, moulded archivolts and keyblocks; the outer 2 plain with pent roofs. Rear wall (visible from New Street) has sash windows with a single upright glazing-bar to each sash. The houses form an important part of the townscape, particularly when looking up the High Street from The Quay. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SS4538026604

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
375846
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 30 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/06555/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Barbara Hilton. Source Historic England Archive
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