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HER Number:MDV65756
Name:7 and 8 New Road, Bideford


Pair of houses, mid 19th century. Round arched doorways have keystones surmounted by eagles with wings unfurled.


Grid Reference:SS 453 262
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBideford
Ecclesiastical ParishBIDEFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NE/320
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 375899

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX to XXI - 1842 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of National Heritage, 19/04/1993, Bideford, 187 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV338459.

Pair of houses. Mid 19th century (after 1842). Solid rendered walls. Hipped slate roof. Rendered chimneys at front, over party-wall and on left side-wall; also on rear wall of each house. Double-depth plans with centre staircase and rear lean-tos. Two storeys; each house of 1-window range with doorway to right of ground-storey window. Doorway round-arched and ovolo-moulded; vermiculated keystones surmounted by high-relief eagles with wings unfurled; late 20th century four-panelled doors. Windows have late 20th century 6-paned sashes in box-frames. Raised band above ground storey. Deep bracketed eaves cornice. Windows in side-walls have original 6-paned sashes in box-frames. Round-arched stair windows have fixed sashes with 14 panes at No 7, 8 panes at No 8. The lean-tos have 6-paned Yorkshire sashes. Interiors not inspected, but No 7 appears to have been altered in ground storey; front room at this level has foliated chandelier-boss. Area railings with simple pointed uprights; standards with fleur-de-lis finials. The houses are not shown on Wood's 1842 Map of Bideford.

Timms, S. C., 1977-1981, Bideford Development Control Consultations, 23/9; Photo 385/4 (Un-published). SDV346164.

Exeter Archaeology, 2001, Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed Residential Development at New Road, Bideford, 6 (Report - Assessment). SDV13528.

This pair of mid 19th century houses has solid rendered walls, hipped roof of slate and area railings. Site 17.

Rushton, N., 2006, River Torridge Pipeline, Bideford, Devon: Rapid Archaeological Appraisal, 7, 14 (Report - Interim). SDV342463.

WA 65.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV13528Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed Residential Development at New Road, Bideford. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.33. A4 Stapled + Digital. 6.
SDV338459List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 19/04/1993. Bideford. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 187.
SDV342463Report - Interim: Rushton, N.. 2006. River Torridge Pipeline, Bideford, Devon: Rapid Archaeological Appraisal. Wessex Archaeology Report. 62220.01. A4 Stapled. 7, 14.
SDV346164Un-published: Timms, S. C.. 1977-1981. Bideford Development Control Consultations. Devon County Council Conservation Section Collection. A4 Unbound. 23/9; Photo 385/4.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #97954 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4517 - Archaeological Appraisal of River Torridge Pipeline Routes, Bideford, Devon

Date Last Edited:Apr 7 2015 11:43AM