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No 32 Including Rear Wing

A Grade II Listed Building in Bideford, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0197 / 51°1'10"N

Longitude: -4.2046 / 4°12'16"W

OS Eastings: 245466

OS Northings: 126789

OS Grid: SS454267

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.J4N1

Mapcode Global: FRA 262F.3RZ

Entry Name: No 32 Including Rear Wing

Listing Date: 19 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200880

English Heritage Legacy ID: 375760

Location: Bideford, Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Bideford

Built-Up Area: Bideford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bideford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


842-1/5/48 (South side)
including rear wing


Part of a large house originally including Nos 30-31
Bridgeland Street (qv); now offices and restaurant. 1692;
detached from No 31 and the front part at right-angles to it
are later additions, probably C19. Front range has solid
rendered walls (probably of brick underneath). Section of wing
adjoining the house is mostly of stone rubble in ground storey
with red brick above, although there is also some brick in the
ground storey of the Queen Street side; the addition is wholly
of stone rubble. The whole of the Queen Street side has been
Rear range at right-angles to wing is of stone rubble,
roughcast on the south side. Slate roofs, except for tiling on
added section of wing and corrugated asbestos on rear range at
right-angles to it; front range hipped. Small rendered chimney
on left side of front range and the base of another on rear
wall; late C19 or early C20 red-brick chimney on left
side-wall of wing.
Front range 1 room wide and 2 rooms deep, now, and possibly
from C19, with 2 small rooms in the back part; staircase
between front and back rooms.
Front range 3 storeys; rear wing 2 storeys. Front to
Bridgeland Street of 2-window range. Ground storey has late
C19 or early C20 wooden shop front with fluted pilasters at
each end; above them, round-headed blocks on paired consoles,
these forming the terminals of an entablature; half-glazed
double doors recessed in centre between 2 display windows.
Upper storeys have 6-paned sash windows in recessed
box-frames; second-storey sashes have horns. Left side-wall
has raised band extending the whole length to the end of the
C17 wing, the bottoms of the second-storey windows cutting
into it.
Front range has one box-framed, 6-paned sash window per storey
with small-paned round-arched stair window to right of second
storey; 5-panelled door to left of ground storey.
Older part of wing is of 3-window range with inserted doorway
to left of right-hand ground-storey window. Latter is C19 or
older with a segmental arch and a pair of 4-paned sashes in a
box-frame. Window above, its head rising beyond the eaves, has
6-paned sashes. Remaining windows have late C19 or C20 wood
casements with glazing-bars.
The addition has no windows facing Queen Street, but the south
gable-wall has 3 windows with slightly curved arches of rough
stone voussoirs. The 2 lower windows have small-paned wood
casements opening on a central pivot. In the middle of the
ground storey is a wide opening containing late C20 glazed
INTERIOR: Front range has few features of interest, except for
an early or mid C19 wooden dog-leg staircase with thin
square-section balusters, its bottom part rebuilt. The C17
part of rear wing has on the ground floor heavy chamfered
ceiling-beams, one with scroll-stops at the eastern end; plain

Listing NGR: SS4546626789

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