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HER Number:MDV22232
Name:27 Bridgeland Street, Bideford

Summary

Number 27, Bridgeland Street, Bideford. Good 18th century, three storeyed house with five window front and later stucco. Two ground floor splayed bays and doric doorway with fanlight.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 454 267
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBideford
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBIDEFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NE/102
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVII to XIX - 1690 AD to 1801 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council Conservation Section Collection., Films 364 and 397. (Photograph). SDV349756.


Bideford Bridge Trust Survey, A1/17-18 (Archive - Survey). SDV349762.

Bideford Bridge Trust Survey


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, SS42NE30, SS42NE30 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV349766.


Timms, S., Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV349770.

Probably one of the late 17th century merchant's houses, refronted and heightened in 18th century. This house was repaired with aid of Town Scheme Grant of 1979/80.


Department of Environment, 19/03/1973, Bideford, 15 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV341487.

Dated 19/03/1973.


Department of National Heritage, 19/04/1993, Bideford, 51 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV338459.

Dated 19/04/1993. 3 storeys; 5 window range. Round arched centre doorway with attached doric columns and entablature with modillioned cornice; door with 4 moulded panels above and 4 flush panels in form of St Andrew's Cross below; cobweb fanlight. At either side is a canted bay window. Upper storeys have raised cement quoins; window heads with raised cement voussoirs. Windows in all 3 storeys have 6 paned sashes, except that in third storey, the upper sashes are 3 paned and the middle window has a 2 light wood casement, each light of 3 panes. Interior: late 18th century wooden open-well staircase with slender turned balusters with square necking-pieces. Several rooms have boxed or moulded cornices; also late 18th century/early 19th century wood and marble chimneypieces and 6 panelled doors. Rear wall has small paned sashes and wood casements, including a tall round-arched window over door to through-passage. House built for Thomas Morcombe of Bideford, mariner, on a 1692 lease from the Feoffees of Bideford Bridge.


Timms, S. C., 1977-1981, Bideford Development Control Consultations, Photo 397 (Un-published). SDV346164.

Very good 18th century house in use as commercial offices. Visited in 1979 by Simon Timms. Other details: Photo.


Timms, S., 1984, 27, Bridgeland Street, Bideford (Personal Comment). SDV349765.

Dated 22/02/1984.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.


English Heritage, 2012, Untitled Source (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV349771.

House, now offices. Probably early 1690s, heightened by a storey, enlarged and generally refurbished in the late 18th century; rendered and with further alterations in early 19th century. Solid rendered walls. Slate roof with late 19th century crested red ridge-tiles. Old red-brick chimney on each gable-end. Plan preserves the 1690s lay-out common to several of the houses in Bridgeland Street: 2 room front range with central through-passage; long rear wing to left containing staircase with former kitchen behind. 18th century/19th century additions include a right rear wing (different in height to left wing) and a short extension to through-passage. 3 storeys; 5 window range. Horizontally-chanelled ground storey. Round-arched centre doorway with attached Doric columns and entablature with modillioned cornice; door with 4 moulded panels above and 4 flush panels in the form of a St Andrews Cross below; similar panelled reveals; cobweb fanlight. At either side a canted bay window with fluted half-columns between the lights and entablature with modillioned cornice. Upper storeys have raised cement quoins; window-heads with raised cement voussoirs. Windows in all 3 storeys have 6 paned sashes, except that in third storey the upper sashes are 3 paned and the middle window has a 2 light wood casement, each light of 3 panes. Dentilled eaves cornice with small blocking-course. Interior: late 18th century wooden open-well staircase with slender turned balusters with square necking-pieces; shaped step-ends; handrail ramped up over column-newels. Several rooms have boxed or moulded cornices, the right rear first-floor room with in addition a fluted frieze; also late 18th century/early 19th century wood and marble chimneypieces and 6 panelled doors. Rear wall has small-paned sashes and wood casements, including a tall round-arched window over door to through-passage. This house was built for Thomas Morcombe of Bideford, Mariner, on a 1692 lease from the Feoffees of Bideford Bridge.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV338459List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 19/04/1993. Bideford. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 51.
SDV341487List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 19/03/1973. Bideford. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 15.
SDV346164Un-published: Timms, S. C.. 1977-1981. Bideford Development Control Consultations. Devon County Council Conservation Section Collection. A4 Unbound. Photo 397.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83360 ]
SDV349756Photograph: Devon County Council Conservation Section Collection.. Photograph (Paper). Films 364 and 397..
SDV349762Archive - Survey: Bideford Bridge Trust Survey. Bideford Bridge Trust Survey. A1/17-18.
SDV349765Personal Comment: Timms, S.. 1984. 27, Bridgeland Street, Bideford.
SDV349766Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. SS42NE30. SS42NE30. SS42NE30.
SDV349770Personal Comment: Timms, S..
SDV349771List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2012.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 2 2015 9:55AM