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Market House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Torrington, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9515 / 50°57'5"N

Longitude: -4.143 / 4°8'34"W

OS Eastings: 249570

OS Northings: 119087

OS Grid: SS495190

Mapcode National: GBR KM.N89P

Mapcode Global: FRA 266L.HST

Plus Code: 9C2QXV24+JR

Entry Name: Market House

Listing Date: 19 March 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104742

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90517

Location: Great Torrington, Torridge, Devon, EX38

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Great Torrington

Built-Up Area: Great Torrington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Great Torrington St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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1735 (South Side)
Market House
SS 4919 1/73 19.3.51.


Dated 1842, 2 storey, stucco front with pediment. Lower storey rusticated
openings, that in the centre having ornamental east-iron gates. Upper
storey has Ionic pilasters and 3 round-head sash windows with glazing bars.
Circular panel in tympanum. Above is bell-cote with 4 Tuscan columns supporting
small dome. Behind this building, a central cobbled lane is flanked by
market stalls (Pannier Market). Most of these have been re-fronted, but
some are open and east-iron Doric supports remain. Stucco gateway at south
end has date 1842. The front of the building faces the end of High Street,
and so can be seen to the best advantage.

All the listed buildings in South Street form a group.

Listing NGR: SS4957019087

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