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York House (Part of Stella Maris School)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bideford, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0217 / 51°1'18"N

Longitude: -4.2101 / 4°12'36"W

OS Eastings: 245090

OS Northings: 127026

OS Grid: SS450270

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.HWVN

Mapcode Global: FRA 262D.TYN

Entry Name: York House (Part of Stella Maris School)

Listing Date: 19 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209823

English Heritage Legacy ID: 375910

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


842-1/2/209 (East side)
19/03/73 York House (part of Stella Maris


Detached house, now part of school. Probably late C18, altered
in mid C19; C20 section added at each end. Solid rendered
walls. Hipped slate roof.
Double-depth plan, 3 rooms wide; range facing Northam Road has
main staircase and entrance-hall right of centre, and back
staircase at left-hand end; passages lead out to the garden
from both staircases.
3 storeys; garden front of 5-window range, the first, third
and fourth windows from the left taking the form of 3-storeyed
canted bays. Doorways in place of right-hand ground-storey
window and second window from left. Former is round-arched
with attached Doric column and entablature; panelled door with
4 lower panels in the shape of a St Andrew's Cross below, and
4 oblong panels above; patterned fanlight, panelled reveals.
Bays have 2-paned sashes with a single horizontal glazing-bar
in the ground storey each with an entablature at first-floor
level. Upper-storey windows have 6-paned sashes. Deep
bracketed eaves cornice.
Northam Road front has sashes with margin-panes. Also 2
round-arched stair windows with moulded archivolts and
keystones, the former springing from a moulded stringcourse;
samll-paned glazing. Raised quoins at left-hand end. Bracketed
eaves cornice.
INTERIOR: geometrical wooden main staircase with slender
turned balusters having square necking-pieces; handrail
voluted at the foot on both sides; shaped step-ends; from
first floor the stair turns into an ordinary open-well. Rooms
much altered, although there are moulded cornices on the
ground floor.

Listing NGR: SS4509027026

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