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Torridge Lodge Including Gate Piers and Front Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bideford, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0225 / 51°1'21"N

Longitude: -4.2103 / 4°12'37"W

OS Eastings: 245078

OS Northings: 127121

OS Grid: SS450271

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.HWRS

Mapcode Global: FRA 262D.TTF

Entry Name: Torridge Lodge Including Gate Piers and Front Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 19 March 1973

Last Amended: 19 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200937

English Heritage Legacy ID: 375911

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

SS42NE NORTHAM ROAD
842-1/2/208 (East side)
19/03/73 Torridge Lodge including gate piers
and front boundary wall
(Formerly Listed as:
NORTHAM ROAD
Torridge Lodge)

GV II

Detached house. Early C19. Solid rendered walls. Hipped slate
roof. Rebuilt red-brick chimneys. House fronts garden.
Single-depth plan, 2 rooms wide with through-passage;
right-hand room projects as a large bow and has staircase
behind it; range behind left-hand room fronts road and is
believed to incorporate an earlier house on the site.
2 storeys; 2-window range to left and 3-window bow to right,
the outer windows in each storey blind. Raised band at
first-floor level. Deep eaves cornice. Round-arched doorway
with moulded architrave; half-glazed door with 2 moulded
panels below and 4 panes of glass above. Box-framed
sash-window to left with 4 over 4 panes. Bow has 3-paned
French windows with 2-paned side-sashes and fanlight.
Upper-storey windows have 2-paned sashes; triple sashes in the
bow. Street frontage has 2-paned sash-windows with sill band
in upper storey. Pilaster strip at each end. Pointed-arched
window in side wall to right.
INTERIOR: left ground-floor room of garden range has enriched
cornice and ceiling-band; foliated chandelier boss; painted
stone chimneypiece with bracketed mantelshelf. Right-hand room
has similar chimneypieces; moulded cornice. Dog-leg wooden
stair with thin square balusters.
To right of street frontage is a rendered wall approx 1.8m
long with chamfered coping. To right the wall swings back in 2
quadrants towards a pair of square gate-piers with pyramidal
caps.


Listing NGR: SS4507827121

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