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1-5 Victoria Terrace Including Raised Pavement and Railing

A Grade II Listed Building in Bideford, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0169 / 51°1'0"N

Longitude: -4.2079 / 4°12'28"W

OS Eastings: 245228

OS Northings: 126484

OS Grid: SS452264

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.J9TF

Mapcode Global: FRA 262F.8HB

Plus Code: 9C3Q2Q8R+PR

Entry Name: 1-5 Victoria Terrace Including Raised Pavement and Railing

Listing Date: 19 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282928

English Heritage Legacy ID: 375869

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


842-1/6/157 (West side)
1-5 (cons) Victoria Terrace
including raised pavement & railing


Terrace of 5 houses. c1830-40 with later C19 additions. Solid
rendered fronts. Slate roofs, those at Nos 1 and 5 tarred.
Large rendered chimneys on the ridge; several good pots, some
spiked, some round with mouldings.
3 storeys with garrets (probably a later addition) at Nos 3
and 4. Nos 1 and 2 of 2-window range, the ground storeys with
a single window in the centre and a doorway at the left-hand
Nos 3, 4, and 5 (set slightly forward) have window to the
right of each storey and a doorway to the left. At Nos 1 and 2
the doorways are round-arched with moulded architraves and
scroll-keystones; 4-panelled door at No 1. Windows have
8-paned sashes, except in the upper storeys of No 1, where
they have 2 panes with a single upright glazing-bar.
Ground-storey windows have moulded cornices, that at No 2 with
consoles. Raised band above ground storey. Moulded board below
the eaves.
At Nos 3 and 4 the doorways have broad cement surrounds and
moulded cornices on consoles, No 4 having a decorated frieze.
No 5 has a door with 6 flush panels. Windows at No 3 have
2-light casements with wooden mullions and transoms, probably
late C19 or early C20; ground-storey window has a cornice on
Windows at Nos 4 and 5 have 8-paned sashes, those at No 4 with
horns. Moulded board below the eaves. Dormer windows at Nos 3
and 4, that at No 3 hipped with 2-light wood casement, that at
No 4 gabled with 8-paned sashes (with horns) at the front, and
small-paned glazing at the sides. INTERIOR not inspected.
Raised pavement has rendered front with natural rock exposed
at the bottom. Surface covered with paving-stones; these have
been cemented over in front of No 3. The ramp at left-hand end
(in front of No 2 Honestone Street) has a border of cobbles at
either side, partly cemented over. In front of Victoria
Terrace the pavement has a C19 heart-pattern iron railing
enriched with lilies, honeysuckle and Vitruvian scroll. In
front of the ramp is a plainer iron railing with spear-head
Victoria Terrace is shown on Wood's Bideford map of 1842, but
with 6 houses instead of the present 5.

Listing NGR: SS4522626476

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