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HER Number:MDV103072
Name:Grosvenor Church, Eastern Avenue, Barnstaple


Former goods shed now converted to a church.


Grid Reference:SS 566 327
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GOODS SHED (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD)
  • CHURCH (XX to XXI - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Goods Shed recorded on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.

Child, P, 19/07/1994, Grosvenor Street Chapel, Barnstaple (Correspondence). SDV355410.

Correspondance regarding request for grant aid in converting the old goods shed to a church. Unfortunately, as the building is neither listed or within a conservation area, the Devon County Council Environment Committee fund were unable to provide grant aid. The possibility of other DCC funding sources was signposted to.

Bone, M., 1973, Barnstaple's Industrial Archaeology, 30 (Monograph). SDV78228.

Victoria Road Station closed in 1960 but the remains of platforms can still be seen and the goods shed is still in use by National Carriers Ltd.

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

Building marked as Grosvenor Church on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #62573 ]
SDV355410Correspondence: Child, P. 19/07/1994. Grosvenor Street Chapel, Barnstaple. Letter to Project Co-ordinator. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV78228Monograph: Bone, M.. 1973. Barnstaple's Industrial Archaeology. Barnstaple's Industrial Archaeology. A5 Paperback. 30.

Associated Monuments

MDV814Related to: Victoria Road Station, Barnstaple (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 26 2014 2:08PM