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80 and 81, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bideford, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.018 / 51°1'4"N

Longitude: -4.2058 / 4°12'20"W

OS Eastings: 245380

OS Northings: 126604

OS Grid: SS453266

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.J4CW

Mapcode Global: FRA 262F.9BG

Entry Name: 80 and 81, High Street

Listing Date: 19 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355051

English Heritage Legacy ID: 375846

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


BIDEFORD

SS4526 HIGH STREET
842-1/5/136 (North side)
Nos.80 AND 81

GV II

Pair of houses with shop. Late C19. Solid rendered front with
wooden bay windows. Slate mansard roof. Large red-brick
chimney on centre of ridge, the upper courses projecting to
form an entablature. Classical style.
3 storeys with garret; 4-window range. Ground storey has 2
later shop fronts. That to left is late C20; that to right
early C20 with coloured leaded glass at the tops of the
display windows.
Upper storeys have in the centre a pair of bay windows with
curved sides. Each storey of these is finished with an
entablature having a panelled frieze; between-storeys they are
linked by further panels. Sashes with horns; the middle ones
have patterned margin-panes, those in the upper storeys
forming round arches. Outer windows narrow and round-arched,
with moulded archivolts and keyblocks.
Linking the sills and imposts to the bays are moulded
stringcourses, the between-storeys panelling and top
entablatures of the bays similarly continued across the
fronts.
4 dormer windows, the middle 2 round-arched with imposts,
moulded archivolts and keyblocks; the outer 2 plain with pent
roofs. Rear wall (visible from New Street) has sash windows
with a single upright glazing-bar to each sash.
The houses form an important part of the townscape,
particularly when looking up the High Street from The Quay.
Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SS4538026604

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

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