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HER Number:MDV98952
Name:Ford House, New Road, Bideford


Large detached house, probably built between 1844-9. Two storeys, four-window range, the two middle windows in a slight projection.


Grid Reference:SS 452 259
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBideford
Ecclesiastical ParishBIDEFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 375901

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1844 AD to 1849 AD (Between))

Full description

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

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

Large detached house. Probably built between 1844-9. Rendered stone-rubble walls. Hipped roof covered with corrugated iron. Rendered brick chimney. Two storeys; four-window range, the two middle windows in a slight projection. Three windows in left side-wall, two in right side-wall. Ground-storey windows filled with concrete block, those above boarded. Deep eaves cornice with paired brackets. Marks of a former verandah against front wall. Interior not inspected. No building is shown on this site on the Bideford Tithe map of 1841. Capt John Pike, R.N., is shown here in White's 1850 Directory of Devonshire, but the house is not shown in Pigot and Co's directory of 1844. Pike, who already owned the site in 1841, is shown elsewhere in 1844.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV11756Related to: Old Ford House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 23 2012 10:31AM