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Latitude: 51.0171 / 51°1'1"N
Longitude: -4.2053 / 4°12'19"W
OS Eastings: 245408
OS Northings: 126502
OS Grid: SS454265
Mapcode National: GBR KJ.JBGD
Mapcode Global: FRA 262F.9H7
Plus Code: 9C3Q2Q8V+RV
Entry Name: Sloops Restaurant
Listing Date: 19 March 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1282979
English Heritage Legacy ID: 375710
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 ALLHALLAND STREET
842-1/6/4 (West side)
Includes: Sloops Restaurant BRIDGE STREET.
House with shop; rear wing now a restaurant. Mid C19; rear
wing C17 or earlier. Solid roughcast walls. Slated roofs,
except for corrugated asbestos on rear section of wing.
Rendered chimney on rear wall of main range; base of another
on rear gable of wing, with small C20 brick chimney on top.
Front range probably double-fronted and 2 rooms deep. Rear
wing to right is one room wide and 2 rooms deep; restaurant
also occupies the former detached back block of 4 Allhalland
Street (qv). Cart-entrance under left-hand end of front range.
Front range 3 storeys; rear wing 2 storeys. Front to
Allhalland Street of 4-window range. Ground storey has late
C19 or early C20 fishmonger's shop front; pair of 4-paned,
removable display windows with tiled bases, flanking
half-glazed double-doors with patterned iron grille above;
flanking pilasters and entablature with fluted consoles at
either end. Cart-entrance with shaped surround at left-hand
end. Upper storeys have raised quoins. Windows have shaped
surrounds and 2-paned sashes, except that the third
second-storey window from the left is blind. Wing (Sloops
Restaurant) is of 3-window range with 6-paned sashes.
The rear section is taller, as if it originally contained 3
storeys. Wood's 1842 of Bideford shows that the wing formerly
faced Hind Court, until the buildings on the S side of the
latter were demolished, opening it up to Bridge Street.
INTERIOR: shop has its original white and coloured tiled
interior. Sloops Restaurant has chamfered and stopped
ceiling-beam in rear ground-floor room. Remainder of interior
Listing NGR: SS4540826502
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