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17 and 18, the Strand

A Grade II Listed Building in Bideford, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0205 / 51°1'13"N

Longitude: -4.208 / 4°12'28"W

OS Eastings: 245232

OS Northings: 126891

OS Grid: SS452268

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.HXG5

Mapcode Global: FRA 262F.2FQ

Entry Name: 17 and 18, the Strand

Listing Date: 19 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 375938

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


842-1/5/237 (South side)
19/03/73 Nos.17 AND 18


Pair of houses behind a single facade. Early C19, restored
1990. Solid rendered fronts. Slate roofs. 2 rendered chimneys
on left gable-wall; 1 visible on front slope of right
gable-wall. Each house of double-depth plan, one room wide. 3
storeys; 3-window range, the middle ones blind. In centre of
ground storey paired doors with a single doorcase having
pilasters and entablature; doors 4-panelled with panelled
reveals. Windows have moulded architraves, except those to the
left of each storey (No 17), which have flat architraves.
6-paned sashes, except for the ground-storey and lower
second-storey ones at No 17, which are plain. Whole front
flanked by giant Ionic pilasters, each with a section of
architrave and frieze above them; boxed eaves cornice across
whole front. Raised band at first-floor level. 7-paned
round-arched stair window with margin-panes in left side-wall.
INTERIOR inspected at No 18 only: wooden staircase with very
narrow open well; thin square balusters, cut strings,
column-newels. Ground and first-floor front rooms have richly
decorated ceiling-bands, the first-floor rooms also with a
large enriched chandelier-boss.

Listing NGR: SS4523226891

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