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Latitude: 51.0185 / 51°1'6"N
Longitude: -4.2072 / 4°12'26"W
OS Eastings: 245279
OS Northings: 126667
OS Grid: SS452266
Mapcode National: GBR KJ.J40Q
Mapcode Global: FRA 262F.8RC
Entry Name: Bonded Store and Bond Cottage
Listing Date: 19 April 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1282926
English Heritage Legacy ID: 375860
Location: Bideford, Torridge, Devon, EX39
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
SS4526 LOWER GUNSTONE
842-1/5/148 (South side)
Bonded store and Bond Cottage
Bonded store and cottage. Early or mid C19. Stone-rubble
front. Rendered side-wall to right. Slate roof, gable-end on
to street. Red-brick chimney on ridge between store and
cottage. Store occupies street-frontage with side-passage
(probably a later insertion) under right-hand side. Cottage
forms rear wing to left.
3 storeys with basement; 3-window range. Central opening in
each storey a loading-door. All openings have segmental
red-brick arches. In centre of ground storey studded double
plank doors with painted inscription WICKHAM & CO LTD.
BIDEFORD No 1 BOND.
In front of it 2 old steps, one stone, one wood. Blocked
opening to left, old plank door to right. Beneath the blocked
opening the head of a blocked basement window with segmental
stone arch. In upper storeys the loading doorways have studded
plank doors; above the top one a projecting wooden beam and an
iron hook for a hoist. Windows have plain wood frames with
iron bars and wooden louvres.
Rear wall of cottage altered, but side-wall to passage has
window with 8-paned sashes in a box-frame.
INTERIOR not inspected, but passage under store has one end of
a brick barrel-vault. The building is marked as owned by
Thomas Wickham on Wood's 1842 Plan of Bideford.
Listing NGR: SS4527926667
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