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Latitude: 50.6808 / 50°40'50"N
Longitude: -3.2372 / 3°14'14"W
OS Eastings: 312684
OS Northings: 87524
OS Grid: SY126875
Mapcode National: GBR P8.XMF2
Mapcode Global: FRA 4738.NNP
Plus Code: 9C2RMQJ7+84
Entry Name: Premises Occupied by the Village Collection
Listing Date: 12 November 1973
Last Amended: 27 April 2005
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1097922
English Heritage Legacy ID: 87395
Location: Sidmouth, East Devon, Devon, EX10
Civil Parish: Sidmouth
Built-Up Area: Sidmouth
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Sidmouth
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
HIGH STREET (East side)
48, premises occupied by the Village Collection
(Formerly listed as: HIGH STREET 50 PREMISES OCCUPIED BY P KENDELL TORRY)
(Formerly listed as: HIGH STREET 48 PREMISES OCCUPIED BY SKINNERS)
Narrow fronted commercial premises with residential accommodation above, of three storeys, formerly a terraced house. Late C18 or early C19 with later C19 or early C20 remodelling to façade.
Exterior: Stucco-faced front elevation under a slate roof. Timber shop front and first floor bay window with timber mullion and transom window above. Timber dormer in roof pitch. Altered plan. Single room plan with access to upper floors to the rear. Plain narrow one bay façade of stucco topped by a plain parapet. Modern shop front to ground floor with a late C19 or early C20 bay window with dentil cornice to first floor and a simple mullioned and transom window to second floor. Modest timber dormer set in the roof pitch behind parapet.
Interior: Ground floor shop entirely modern, though a chimney-breast survives on the north face of party wall. Upper floors not inspected.
History: A modest former dwelling set in the heart of the historic core of Sidmouth. Subsequently adapted for commercial use to serve the growing demands of the resort town, one of the most important Regency resort towns in southern England.
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