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28, South Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Torrington, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9513 / 50°57'4"N

Longitude: -4.1439 / 4°8'37"W

OS Eastings: 249505

OS Northings: 119065

OS Grid: SS495190

Mapcode National: GBR KM.N822

Mapcode Global: FRA 266L.HFY

Plus Code: 9C2QXV24+GC

Entry Name: 28, South Street

Listing Date: 3 April 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90518

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)
No 28
ss 4919 1/74


Dated 1701, 2 storey, 5 window red brick front. String course. Heavy
eaves cornice with brackets. Roof has 3 pedimented dormers, the central
one segmental. Original lead down-pipe has enriched rain-water head with
initials "CGM" and date. Sash windows. Doorway has shell hood on modillion
brackets. Fine plaster work to under-side of hood consists of central cartouche
with grouped weapons surrounding it. This house is almost identical with
No 28 Bridgeland Street, Bideford, which Professor Richardson attributed
to Nathaniel Gascoyne (1695). The Bideford example has lost its original
doorway. Interior: one panelled front room to ground floor has exceedingly
fine ceiling. This has round centre panel with a group of musical instruments
in high relief. (cf Denham Place, Bucks, circa 1693). Foliage ornament
in quadrant panels. Otherwise the interior is cut about and altered.

All the listed buildings in South Street form a group.

Listing NGR: SS4950519065

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