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1 AND 2, CHAPEL STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bideford, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0173 / 51°1'2"N

Longitude: -4.2054 / 4°12'19"W

OS Eastings: 245402

OS Northings: 126525

OS Grid: SS454265

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.JBF6

Mapcode Global: FRA 262F.9G1

Plus Code: 9C3Q2Q8V+WR

Entry Name: 1 AND 2, CHAPEL STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 19 March 1973

Last Amended: 19 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282941

English Heritage Legacy ID: 375712

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


842-1/5/6 (West side)
19/03/73 Nos.6, 6A AND 7
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.6 AND 7)


Includes: Nos.1 AND 2 CHAPEL STREET.
Pair of houses with cottages at rear; probably to have been
one large house originally. C17 or earlier; Allhalland Street
front rebuilt mid C18. Painted brick front in Flemish bond;
rest has solid rendered walls, at least some of them stone
rubble. Slate roofs. 2 rebuilt red-brick chimneys on left
gable-wall; one older red-brick chimney on right gable-wall.
Plan: Nos 6, 6A and 7 occupy the street-frontage with C19 rear
wing to left. No 1 Chapel Street is a 2-room early or mid C17
rear range to right, originally extending into part of No 2.
Latter is the remains of a range formerly extending further W;
it now incorporates a one-room cottage fronting Union Street
on S, possibly a former detached rear block of 6 Allhalland
2 storeys; 3-window range. 2 late C19 shop-fronts, that to No
6 with slender columns supporting shallow segmental arches;
entablatures with consoles supporting each end of cornice.
Each house has Venetian window in upper storey with plain
stone surrounds, bracketed sills, keystones to round centre
arches. C20 wood casements to No 6, small-paned sashes with
thick glazing-bars (possibly original) to No 7: 8 over 8 panes
plus radial window-head bars in centre light, 4 over 4 panes
in outer lights. Between the Venetian windows a blind
segmental-headed window with keystone. Whole front flanked by
horizontally-channelled pilaster-strips. Boxed eaves cornice.
No 6 has 2 and 4-paned sashes in side-wall facing Union
Street; 2-paned sashes in rear wall of C19 addition. No 1
Chapel Street has 6 and 8-paned sashes in ground storey plus a
later sash-window with margin-panes. Small-paned wood
casements in upper storey; also in both storeys at No 2.
Latter has C19 door with 4 flush panels; facing the courtyard
is a wide window, now mostly blocked.
INTERIOR: rear ground-floor room to No 6 has C18 box cornice.
Upper storey of 6,6A and 7 not inspected. No 1 Chapel Street
has chamfered ceiling-beam in left-hand ground-floor room;
owner says there is a large carved granite chimneypiece
concealed in rear wall. Between the 2 ground-floor rooms is a
stud-and-panel screen exposed on right-hand side: studs
chamfered with scroll-stops top and bottom. Right-hand room
has C18 door with 2 raised-and-fielded panels. The ceiling
beam of this room projects into No 2 Chapel Street; the rear
section of No 2 has a roof-truss with a halved collar having
roughly-shaped inset ends.

Listing NGR: SS4539426525

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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