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HER Number:MDV75525
Name:7 and 8 Lower Meddon Street, Bideford


Pair of houses, probably early 19th century in date with mid 19th century additions. Almost a mirrored pair with adjoining doorways in the centre.


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

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Buildings Record: 375862
  • 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, 152 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV338459.

Pair of houses. Probably early 19th century with mid 19th century additions. Solid rendered fronts. Slate roofs. Two red-brick chimneys on the left gable; 1 rendered chimney on the right gable. Three storeys; 3-window range. Almost a mirrored pair with adjoining doorways in the centre, except that in the upper storeys the middle window is off-centre, above the doorway to number 7. Doorways are round-arched with keystones; 4-panelled doors, the upper panels at number 7 are now glazed. Windows have raised, shaped cement surrounds; 6-paned sashes in box-frames. Raised cement quoins flanking whole front. Plain board below the eaves. Number 7 has a third-storey window in the left gable-wall matching those at the front. Interior not inspected.

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

WA 39.

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. 152.
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: #102611 ]

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 1:08PM