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3 and 4, Tower Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bideford, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0163 / 51°0'58"N

Longitude: -4.2063 / 4°12'22"W

OS Eastings: 245337

OS Northings: 126418

OS Grid: SS453264

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.JB6Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 262F.H3J

Entry Name: 3 and 4, Tower Street

Listing Date: 19 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200950

English Heritage Legacy ID: 375957

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


842-1/6/247 (South side)
19/03/73 Nos.3 AND 4


House, now sub-divided. Late C18. Red brick front in Flemish
bond; window-arches painted. Slate roof. Old red brick chimney
on left gable-end; another chimney on rear wall.
2 storeys, with semi-basement under No 3, where the ground
drops away; 3-window range. Original entrance (at No 3) in
centre of ground storey with inserted entrance to No 4
adjoining it on right. No 3 has round-arched doorway
approached by 3 old stone steps; flanked by fluted Doric
pilasters supporting an entablature with oval metal panels on
frieze and bracketed cornice. 6-panelled door, the 2 bottom
panels flush; matching reveals, large lion-head knocker; No 4
has plain doorway with late C20 wood door; C19 two-paned
fanlight. Windows have slightly curved brick arches and barred
sashes almost flush with the brickwork; 6 over 6 panes in
middle second-storey window and centre lights of triple-sashed
outer windows, 2 over 2 panes in sidelights. Plank door to
semi-basement. Boxed eaves cornice.
INTERIOR not inspected, except that No 3 has stair compartment
opening immediately off front door, with open-well wood stair
having thin square balusters, column-newels and shaped

Listing NGR: SS4533726418

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