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Latitude: 51.0173 / 51°1'2"N
Longitude: -4.2099 / 4°12'35"W
OS Eastings: 245089
OS Northings: 126533
OS Grid: SS450265
Mapcode National: GBR KJ.J99Y
Mapcode Global: FRA 262F.7QV
Entry Name: Bideford and District Angling Club, Attached Walls and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 4 February 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200914
English Heritage Legacy ID: 375850
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
842-1/5/116 (South East side)
04/02/91 Bideford and District Angling Club,
attached walls and gatepiers
Formerly known as: Church Infants' School HIGH STREET.
Infants' school, now club. 1845, with minor additions (mostly
late C20). Coursed stone rubble in varying shades of brown;
details in limestone, probably from Somerset. Slate roof.
Stone-rubble chimneys with limestone caps.
L-shaped plan with rear wing to right; at rear of front range
a parallel range projecting slightly at left-hand end;
smaller, lower blocks attached to left of front range and rear
Single-storeyed with garret. Symmetrical front to High Street
with gabled entrance-porch in centre flanked by 2 large
windows on either side; 3 similar windows to Honestone Street
with doorway in lean-to porch at right-hand end.
Front porch has doorway with chamfered limestone surround
having 4-centred arch and hood-mould; double plank-doors. On
top of the gable a stone structure, possibly the base of a
Windows flat-headed with chamfered limestone surround and
hood-moulds; 3-paned glazing with margin-panes (glazing-bars
apparently metal). End-gables and porch have stepped limestone
copings and kneelers. Windows to Honestone Street match those
at the front, but with later wooden mullions, transoms and
Left-hand window, which lies in the gable-end of the front
range, has above it a narrow window with chamfered limestone
surround. Windows to right (in the wing) have above them
dormer gables with msall square windows in similar style,
together with copings and kneelers like those on the front
range. Doorway at right-hand end has chamfered limestone
surround with flat head and hood-mould.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Walls of coursed stone rubble with cement-rendered copings,
except that most of the High Street section, extending to the
rounded corner with Honestone Street, has been rebuilt in
coarser masonry. The original section to Honestone Street has
square stone-rubble gate-piers with quoins and pyramidal caps
(Grant A: Book of Bideford: 1987-: P.104).
Listing NGR: SS4508926533
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