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HER Number:MDV97032
Name:16, 17 and 18 North Road, Bideford


Row of 3 cottages, possibly a single house originally. Seventeenth century or earlier, remodelled early or mid 19th century. May have housed workers from Strand pottery.


Grid Reference:SS 451 268
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBideford
Ecclesiastical ParishBIDEFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 375906

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Pre))

Full description

Timms, S. C., 1976, The Devon Urban Survey, 1976. First Draft, 92 (Report - Survey). SDV341346.

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

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

16, 17 and 18 North Street. Row of 3 cottages, possibly a single house originally. Seventeenth century or earlier, remodelled early or mid 19th century; 20th century additions at rear. Very thick roughcast walls. Steeply-pitched slate roof. Rendered chimney on ridge between numbers 16-17; 1973 list refers to 'diagonally set shafts now removed'. 1-room ground floor with 2 rooms above at No 17. Two storeys; 2-window range, each with doorway to left, the second-storey window above it blind. 6-panelled doors. Ground-storey windows have sashes in box-frames: 2 over 2 panes with margin-panes and horns. Upper-storey windows at No 16-17 have 2-light wood casements, each light of 3 panes with margin-panes. Above each is a small glazed gable with intersecting glazing-bars. Upper-storey window at No 18 has matching gable, but without glazing-bars; beneath it is a 4-paned wood sash with margin-panes and a matching transom-light. Moulded board below the eaves.
Interior inspected at number 17 only. This has lower part of old roof-trusses exposed. Thin principal rafters rising from wall-tops; chamfered cambered collar. Occupant of number 17 says cottages formerly occupied by workers from Strand pottery.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341346Report - Survey: Timms, S. C.. 1976. The Devon Urban Survey, 1976. First Draft. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. A4 Unbound + Digital. 92.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #110116 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV80773Parent of: Ecclesiastical Arch, 16 North Road, Bideford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 22 2015 12:54PM