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HER Number:MDV36847
Name:24 High Street, Bideford


House, now Liberal club and offices. Mid 19th century.


Grid Reference:SS 452 265
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBideford
Ecclesiastical ParishBIDEFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NE/183
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 375823

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1830 AD to 1860 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV34614.

Visited 14th September 1979 by Simon Timms.

Department of National Heritage, 19/04/1993, Bideford, 118 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV338459.

House, now club and offices. Mid 19th century. Solid rendered front. Slated roof. Red-brick chimney on left side-wall. 3 storeys; 3-window range with doorway off-centre to left. Raised cement quoins flanking whole front; also the door and window-openings, which have cement voussoirs and keystones. Four panelled door. Canted wooden bay window with moulded top cornice to left of ground and second storeys. Sashes throughout; outer windows to right, and in third storey to left, triple-sashed. All sashes have margin-panes, except for flanking lights in bay and in triple-sashes. Deep, plain, boxed eaves cornice. Interior not inspected.

Department of Environment, 1975, Bideford, 22 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV17073.

Early or mid 19th century 3 storey 3 window front. Rusticated window and door surrounds and quoins.

Timms, S. C., 1977-1981, Bideford Development Control Consultations, 21/1/5 (Un-published). SDV346164.

Cox, P. W., 1996, Archaeological Assessment of the Proposed Extension to Honestone Street Car Park, Bideford, Devon, 8 (Report - Assessment). SDV341484.

Research suggests that burgage tenements of regular width and depth were laid out extending back from the southern frontage of this portion of the High Street, and were stepped up the hillside. They are presumably medieval in origin, although direct evidence of this has not been found.

Ordnance Survey, 2008, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV340009.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV17073List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1975. Bideford. Historic Houses Register. 22.
SDV338459List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 19/04/1993. Bideford. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 118.
SDV340009Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2008. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Digital. [Mapped feature: #89187 ]
SDV341484Report - Assessment: Cox, P. W.. 1996. Archaeological Assessment of the Proposed Extension to Honestone Street Car Park, Bideford, Devon. AC Archaeology Report. 6696/1/0. A4 Stapled + Digital. 8.
SDV34614Migrated Record:
SDV346164Un-published: Timms, S. C.. 1977-1981. Bideford Development Control Consultations. Devon County Council Conservation Section Collection. A4 Unbound. 21/1/5.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4417 - Archaeological Assessment at Honestone Street, Bideford

Date Last Edited:Apr 7 2015 9:49AM