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Latitude: 51.2078 / 51°12'28"N
Longitude: -4.125 / 4°7'30"W
OS Eastings: 251652
OS Northings: 147550
OS Grid: SS516475
Mapcode National: GBR KN.40V6
Mapcode Global: VH4M4.GW3Y
Entry Name: 47, High Street
Listing Date: 12 March 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1293030
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390211
Location: Ilfracombe, North Devon, Devon, EX34
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Ilfracombe
Built-Up Area: Ilfracombe
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Ilfracombe Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS5147 HIGH STREET
853-1/6/72 (North side)
Butcher's shop with accommodation above. Late C19; probably
earlier behind a re-modelled front.
Rendered, solid front wall. Slated roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with garret; front wall heightened to give
the impression of a third full storey. 2-windows-wide.
Ground storey has late C19, or possibly early C20, fine tiled
butcher's shopfront, partly disguised by late C20 casing;
flanking pilasters with big consoles at the top, bracketed
cornice, tiling below display window with bulls' heads in
Second storey has 2 canted bay windows of wood with bracketed
top cornices having quatrefoils between the brackets; plain
sashes, but with panels of coloured, leaded glass above
crenellated transoms. The heads of the bays cut into a
dentilled cornice at sill level in the third storey. Windows
in the latter have double sashes; 4 panes in upper sashes, 2
in the lower ones. Moulded board below the eaves.
Rear wall contains several windows with barred sashes.
INTERIOR not examined, but shop has original tiling and wooden
An early photograph shows the front before it was heightened,
but with the bay windows already in the second storey.
(Horridge GK: Ilfracombe, A Pictorial Record, 1986: PLATE 27).
Listing NGR: SS5165247550
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