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Latitude: 51.0178 / 51°1'3"N
Longitude: -4.2049 / 4°12'17"W
OS Eastings: 245440
OS Northings: 126579
OS Grid: SS454265
Mapcode National: GBR KJ.J4LJ
Mapcode Global: FRA 262F.9NF
Entry Name: Talbot Inn
Listing Date: 19 March 1973
Last Amended: 19 April 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200899
English Heritage Legacy ID: 375809
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 HIGH STREET
842-1/5/97 (South side)
19/03/73 Nos.1 AND 2
Talbot Inn (No 1)
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.1 AND 2)
(Formerly Listed as:
Includes: No.9 THE QUAY.
House, now divided into 3 houses, shops and public house.
Early C18, remodelled late C18 or early C19. Shop fronts late
C19 and early C20. Painted brick fronts in Flemish bond.
Hipped slate roof, tarred to No 1. Two rendered chimneys.
L-shaped plan, remodelled internally.
3 storeys; 7-window range to High Street, 4-window range to
The Quay. Late C19 or early C20 shop front at 2 High Street.
Raised quoins at the corner and at opposing ends of No 1 High
Street and No 9 The Quay. Segmental-arched windows with
keystones to second storey; 6-paned sashes in box-frames,
except for 2 High Street and the lower sashes in the High
Street front of No 1. Third storey has flat-headed window with
barred sashes in box-frames: 4 panes over 8 panes. Dentilled
boxed eaves cornice.
INTERIOR: No 1 has original moulded plaster cornices on 1st
and 2nd floors. Shadow of oval ceiling-panel in 1st-floor
corner room; this has late C19 slate chimneypiece with
imitation marbling. Right 1st-floor room has late C18 or early
C19 panelled dado and reeded chimneypiece; latter reported to
have concealed oven. Coloured glass in ground-floor toilet, No
2 has original moulded plaster 1st-floor cornice. Original
roof trusses with through-purlins; collars nailed to faces of
No 9 The Quay has at 1st-floor landing, in an addition to
original building, a late C18 round-arched cupboard with
fluted keyblock; panelled doors with applied moulding. Late
C19 wood chimneypiece with detached columns; urn and cannons
on frieze. 2-panelled bolection-moulded door on 2nd floor and
1920s or 1930s shop-fittings on ground floor. All 3 houses
have late C18 or early C19 wood staircases with thin square
balusters; that at No 2 has shaped step-ends, handrail ramped
Bollard attached to corner of building is separately listed in
High Street (qv).
Listing NGR: SS4543926580
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