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HER Number:MDV36857
Name:72 High Street, Bideford


House with shop, early 19th century. Late 19th or early 20th century projecting shop front.


Grid Reference:SS 453 266
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBideford
Ecclesiastical ParishBIDEFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NE/193
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 375843

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 19/03/1973, Bideford, 26 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV341487.

Early to mid 19th century, 3 storey, 2 window stucco front, sash windows with exposed frames and glazing bars. Corinthian pilasters, enriched entablature.

Department of National Heritage, 19/04/1993, Bideford, 134 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV338459.

House with shop. Early 19th century. Solid rendered front. Roof not visible from street. Rendered chimney on right side-wall. Three storeys; two-window range. Late 19th or early 20th century projecting shop front; moulded top cornice, recessed three-quarters glazed shop door with shaped bottom panel. Upper storeys flanked by panelled Ionic pilasters with enriched capitals; these support entablature with panelled frieze decorated with rosettes. Windows have barred sashes: six over nine panes in second storey, six over six panes in third storey. Simple pedestal-course between the storeys. Tall top parapet with a panelled pedestal at each end. Interior not inspected.

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

Visited 5th and 25th May 1977 by Simon Timms. Modern shop front.

Andrews, L. (Torridge DC), 1993, Statutory Listings - Area of Former Borough of Bideford (Correspondence). SDV351129.

72 High Street is identified on the map with a number (133) but is not included in the draft or statutory list.

Ordnance Survey, 2009, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV341569.

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. 134.
SDV341487List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 19/03/1973. Bideford. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 26.
SDV341569Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2009. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital. [Mapped feature: #89197 ]
SDV346164Un-published: Timms, S. C.. 1977-1981. Bideford Development Control Consultations. Devon County Council Conservation Section Collection. A4 Unbound.
SDV351129Correspondence: Andrews, L. (Torridge DC). 1993. Statutory Listings - Area of Former Borough of Bideford. Letter to Department of National Heritage. A4 Stapled.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 10 2013 1:40PM