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HER Number:MDV79146
Name:Springfield Terrace, Bideford East-the-Water


Terrace of seven mid-19th century houses.


Grid Reference:SS 457 263
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBideford
Ecclesiastical ParishBIDEFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 375722

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TERRACE (XIX - 1830 AD to 1870 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1994, Analysis of the Historic Buildings and Structures on the Tarka Trail (Report - Survey). SDV348102.

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

English Heritage, 2011, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV346128.

1-7, Springfield Terrace, Barnstaple Street.
Terrace of 7 houses, set back from the street behind the Royal Hotel and the former railway line. Mid 19th century. Solid rendered fronts. Slate roofs. Red-brick chimneys, several with good pots, on the party-walls. Double-depth plan. Three storeys. Each house has a single canted bay window with bracketed cornice in second storey; 2 windows in third storey; 1 window in centre of ground storey with doorway to extreme left; doorways and windows in ground and third storeys have moulded architraves. Pilasters with Corinthian capitals between the upper-storey fronts and at each end. 4-panelled doors, except at Number 7, which has a late 20th century wooden one. Sashes throughout, except for late 20th century metal-framed windows in the bays at Numbers 2-4. Ground-storey windows at Numbers 1-3 and 5 have 6-paned sashes with margin-panes. Matching sashes in the canted bay at No 1, the side-lights having 2-paned sashes with margin-panes. Canted bay at Number 5 has later 8-paned sashes with 4-paned sashes at Numbers 1-2, 4-5, and 7. Bracketed eaves cornice. In front of the whole ground storey is a verandah on chamfered wood posts; remains of a decorative wooden fringe at the left-hand end.
Interior not inspected. The terrace is not shown on Wood's 1842 map of Bideford.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342463Report - Interim: Rushton, N.. 2006. River Torridge Pipeline, Bideford, Devon: Rapid Archaeological Appraisal. Wessex Archaeology Report. 62220.01. A4 Stapled.
SDV346128List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2011. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV348102Report - Survey: Devon County Council. 1994. Analysis of the Historic Buildings and Structures on the Tarka Trail. Devon County Council Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105946 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4517 - Archaeological Appraisal of River Torridge Pipeline Routes, Bideford, Devon
  • EDV5526 - Survey of Historic Buildings and Structures on the Tarka Trail

Date Last Edited:Sep 13 2012 2:45PM