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5, Queen Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bideford, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0191 / 51°1'8"N

Longitude: -4.2048 / 4°12'17"W

OS Eastings: 245454

OS Northings: 126727

OS Grid: SS454267

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.J4M4

Mapcode Global: FRA 262F.9NX

Entry Name: 5, Queen Street

Listing Date: 19 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209853

English Heritage Legacy ID: 375918

Location: Bideford, Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

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


842-1/5/216 (West side)
19/03/73 No.5


House, now the front building of a car firm. Late C18.
Rendered walls, solid at least in ground storey. Roof-covering
not visible from street. Chimney at left end of ridge; another
on right side-wall. Double-depth plan, with centre doorway
leading to stair at rear; left ground-storey room reduced in
width to allow for a carriage-entrance to left. 2-parallel
ranges of workshops to rear, set at right-angles. 3 storeys;
3-window range, the outer 2 taking the form of full-height
canted bays, except that the left-hand bay occupies only the
second and third storeys. Centre double-doors, each of 6
ovolo-moulded panels, the outer panels narrower than those in
the centre; flanking panelled pilasters, triangular pediment
on carved consoles. Carriage-way has C20 iron gates; stretch
of early C19 moulded cornice inside. Windows all have 6-paned
sashes in moulded frames, except for the left-hand
ground-storey window, which has 8-paned sashes in a concealed
frame. Prominent boxed eaves-cornice. Left rear range altered
in ground storey, but upper storey retains C19 workshop
windows. INTERIOR: access refused, but photographs in Bideford
Community Archive show cornice with ceiling-band in
entrance-passage; boxed-in stair, possibly C18.

Listing NGR: SS4545426727

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