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29 and 30, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bideford, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0178 / 51°1'4"N

Longitude: -4.2081 / 4°12'29"W

OS Eastings: 245215

OS Northings: 126593

OS Grid: SS452265

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.J3RZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 262F.8DQ

Entry Name: 29 and 30, High Street

Listing Date: 19 March 1973

Last Amended: 19 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 375825

Location: Bideford, Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: Torridge

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
842-1/5/111 (South side)
19/03/73 Nos.29 AND 30
(Formerly Listed as:
HIGH STREET
(South side)
Nos.29-32 (Consecutive))

GV II

Pair of cottages, probably a single house originally. C18 or
earlier; probably C16 or C17. Solid rendered walls, probably
of stone or cob. slate roof; old ridge-tiles with shallow
cresting at No 30. Rendered chimney on right gable.
Plan: now divided into 2 cottages of late C18 or early C19
character. No 29 has 2-room front range with central
through-passage; staircase behind right-hand room; added rear
wing to left. No 30 probably of 1-room plan with
entrance-passage to left.
2 storeys with garret. No 29 of 2-window range with doorway
between the ground-storey windows. Doorway has beaded surround
and moulded cornice on shaped consoles; panelled reveals, the
bottom panels flush. Ground-storey windows have plain sashes,
that to right a canted bay with moulded cornice. Upper storey
has 8-paned sashes in recessed box-frames. 2 gable dormers
with plain bargeboards; 2-light, 2-paned wood casements.
No 30 of one-window range with doorway to left of
ground-storey window. 6-panelled door with knocker, the 2
bottom panels flush; reeded flanking pilasters, cornice on
shaped brackets. Windows have sashes with margin-panes.
Flat-topped dormer with plain 2-light wood casement.
INTERIOR: inspected only at No 29 which has geometrical wood
stair with thin square balusters, the handrail voluted at the
foot over a 6-sided newel. Late C18 cupboard on stairs, with
ovolo-moulded panelled doors. 2 early plank doors in garret.
Behind No 29 is a large stone-rubble structure with a blocked
opening having a rounded red-brick arch. Owner suggested it
could have been a limekiln.


Listing NGR: SS4521526593

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