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HER Number:MDV75513
Name:Burscott House, 3 Buttgarden Street, Bideford


Burscott House and adjoining shop. Mid 19th century. Shop front to right of round arched doorway has 2-paned display window and recessed shop door.


Grid Reference:SS 453 263
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBideford
Ecclesiastical ParishBIDEFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Department of National Heritage, 19/04/1993, Bideford, 68 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV338459.

Burscott House and adjoining shop. Mid 19th century. Solid rendered front. Slated roof. Rendered chimney on left side-wall. Two storeys with basement; 3-window range. Round-arched doorway with reeded architrave in middle of ground storey; recessed, 6-panelled door, the 2 lowest panels flush. Window to left has moulded cornice on consoles; plain sashes with horns. Shop front to right has 2-paned display window with a single upright glazing-bar; recessed glazed shop door with solid moulded panel at the bottom and panelled reveals. Across whole shop front a moulded cornice on consoles, 1 at each end and 1 marking the division between display window and door. In the second storey, the outer windows have 6-paned sashes; middle window is a canted wooden bay with 8-paned sashes at the front and 2-paned ones at the sides, moulded top cornice. Raised band above ground storey, extending to shop front. Giant pilasters flanking both storeys, rising to a shallow modillioned eaves cornice. Interior not inspected.

Rushton, N., 2006, River Torridge Pipeline, Bideford, Devon: Rapid Archaeological Appraisal, 7, 13 (Report - Interim). SDV342463.

WA 26.

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

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. 68.
SDV342463Report - Interim: Rushton, N.. 2006. River Torridge Pipeline, Bideford, Devon: Rapid Archaeological Appraisal. Wessex Archaeology Report. 62220.01. A4 Stapled. 7, 13.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #102599 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Oct 17 2012 1:07PM