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Latitude: 51.0165 / 51°0'59"N
Longitude: -4.207 / 4°12'25"W
OS Eastings: 245292
OS Northings: 126440
OS Grid: SS452264
Mapcode National: GBR KJ.JB2J
Mapcode Global: FRA 262F.GVG
Entry Name: No 20 Including Rear Building
Listing Date: 19 April 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200888
English Heritage Legacy ID: 375781
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 BUTTGARDEN STREET
842-1/6/68 (West side)
including rear building
Includes: Unnumbered building to rear of 20 Buttgarden Street,
facing Honestone Street HONESTONE STREET.
House with shop, including house at rear now used as workshop;
the whole range was formerly a Temperance Hotel. Early or mid
C19 house with late C19 shop; mid C19 rear building. Solid
rendered walls. Hipped slate roofs, the rear building with
Front building of 2-window range to Buttgarden Street with
irregularly-windowed return to Honestone Street. Shop front in
ground storey extending round the splayed corner: flanking
pilaster-strips with consoles at the top carrying square
panelled blocks; these form the terminals of an entablature
with bracketed cornice; 2 display windows, each of 3 panes
with upright glazing-bars, canted in centre towards
half-glazed double doors with solid moulded lower panels.
Raised quoins at left-hand end of ground and second storeys.
Upper storeys have windows with raised flat surrounds, the
jambs continued beyond the edge of the lintel at the top, and
the lintels in turn continued beyond the edge of the jambs;
2-paned sashes with upright glazing-bar, those in third storey
with flush frames.
Openings in return front have surrounds like those already
described, except that the jambs are not continued and
ground-storey doorway and adjacent window have slightly
pointed lintels. Doorway, at left-hand end, has chamfered and
stopped jambs and 4-panelled door with old letterbox. 2 small
windows to right, fitted with single sheets of glass in
moulded wooden frames. Above the right-hand window is a plank
loading-door. Only one other window, in third storey; 4-paned
sashes in recessed box-frame.
Rear building of 3-window range, with large round-arched
doorway replacing right-hand ground-storey window and a
loading-door in place of middle second-storey window. Doorway
has stepped surround with keystone; double-doors, each of 2
moulded panels, fanlight (now boarded in). Windows have
surrounds similar to those in front building, with lintels
continued beyond the edges of the jambs; lintels in ground and
second storeys have slightly pointed tops. 2-paned sashes with
a single upright glazing-bar, those in third storey with
horns. Loading-bay has double plank-doors; surround matching
those of the windows.
Left side-wall has third-storey window (visible from
Buttgarden Street) matching those in Honestone Street front.
INTERIOR not inspected. Richard Powe, 'shopkeeper and
cowkeeper, eating-house', was at No 20 in 1870. In 1892 the
property was advertized for sale or letting as the shop and
house as known as Powe's Temperance Hotel and Dining Rooms.
(Morrises Directory for Devonshire: 1870-: 355; Bideford
Gazette: 5.7.1892: 49).
Listing NGR: SS4529226440
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