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53 and 54, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bideford, Devon

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Latitude: 51.018 / 51°1'4"N

Longitude: -4.209 / 4°12'32"W

OS Eastings: 245151

OS Northings: 126608

OS Grid: SS451266

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.J3KC

Mapcode Global: FRA 262F.81P

Entry Name: 53 and 54, High Street

Listing Date: 19 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200905

English Heritage Legacy ID: 375831

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


842-1/5/118 (North side)
Nos.53 AND 54


Pair of houses with shop; probably a single house originally.
Early or mid C19 remodelling, probably of a C17 or earlier
house. Solid rendered front. Slate roof with crested red
ridge-tiles. Rendered chimney on right-hand end-wall. Probably
a 3-room-and-through-passage plan, 1 room deep, with long rear
wing to right; doorway probably inserted into middle room when
house sub-divided. 3 storeys. Combined symmetrical front of
3-window range, the middle ground-storey window flanked by 2
round-arched doorways. Ground storey has horizontal
channelling finished with a raised band at sill-level in the
second storey; doorways have voussoirs channelled in the
render. Door at No 53 is 4-panelled with brass letterbox. No
54 has late C20 glazed shop door; plain display windows at
either side, probably enlargements of ordinary domestic
windows. Remaining windows have 2-paned, box-framed sashes
with a single upright glazing-bar, except for middle
second-storey window, which has a 4-paned late C20 casement.
INTERIOR not inspected.
(Planning Application: 1990-: SS43NE/234).

Listing NGR: SS4515126608

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