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HER Number:MDV109905
Name:Burgage Plots on High Street, Barnstaple

Summary

The narrow street frontages of many properties on High Street reflect the original medieval burgage plots.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 557 332
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BURGAGE PLOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Full description

Farrell, A., 1985, A salvage excavation at 30 High Street, Barnstaple, 129-31 (Article in Serial). SDV342388.


North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit, 1986, An Excavation at North Devon Area Library Site, Barnstaple; Summary Report (Report - Excavation). SDV76038.


Wordsworth, J., 1986, Excavations at the Prudential Site in 1986 (Report - Excavation). SDV342226.


North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit, 1986, The Prudential Site, 65-68 High Street, Barnstaple: Interim Report (Report - Excavation). SDV342224.


North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit, 1986, The Prudential Site, 65-68 High Street, Barnstaple: Preliminary Reports - Threatened Building Survey (Report - Survey). SDV342223.


Timms, S., 1987, The Archaeology of North Devon Towns, 4 (Un-published). SDV354573.

The narrow street frontages of many properties on High Street reflect the original medieval burgage plots.


Lovatt, A. M., 1990, Excavations within a Medieval Town: North West Barnstaple 1985-1988, 21-5 (Report - Excavation). SDV64370.


North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit, 1991, North Devon Archaeological Site Code Index (Report - non-specific). SDV63429.


Weddell, P. J., 1992, Archaeological Assessment of CRS Redevelopment Site at 49-52 High Street, Barnstaple (Report - Assessment). SDV73610.


Exeter Archaeology, 2003, Barnstaple Castle Car Park Scheme: Phase 1: Archaeological Assessment (Report - Assessment). SDV319631.


Gillard, M. + Green, T. + Laing-Trengove, D. + Walls, S., 2010, The Three Tuns High Street Barnstaple: Results of a Desk Based Assessment, Historic Building Recording and Archaeological Watching Brief (Report - non-specific). SDV347670.


Gillard, M. + Green, T. + Laing-Trengove, D. + Walls, S., 2010, The Three Tuns High Street Barnstaple: Results of a Desk Based Assessment, Historic Building Recording and Archaeological Watching Brief (Report - non-specific). SDV347670.


Walls, S. + Wapshott, E., 2011, Strand Mews, The Strand, Barnstaple: Results of a Desk-Based Assessment, Archaeological Monitoring and Historic Building Recording (Report - non-specific). SDV349874.


Southwest Archaeology, 2013, Greater Barnstaple Area Project Database (Un-published). SDV351581.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.


Timms, S. C., Nov 1983, Barnstaple Local Public Inquiry. Proof Evidence, Appendix 1 (Report - non-specific). SDV355652.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319631Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2003. Barnstaple Castle Car Park Scheme: Phase 1: Archaeological Assessment. Exeter Archaeology Report. 03.62. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV342223Report - Survey: North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit. 1986. The Prudential Site, 65-68 High Street, Barnstaple: Preliminary Reports - Threatened Building Survey. North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV342224Report - Excavation: North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit. 1986. The Prudential Site, 65-68 High Street, Barnstaple: Interim Report. North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV342226Report - Excavation: Wordsworth, J.. 1986. Excavations at the Prudential Site in 1986. North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit Report. 2. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV342388Article in Serial: Farrell, A.. 1985. A salvage excavation at 30 High Street, Barnstaple. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 43. Paperback Volume. 129-31.
SDV347670Report - non-specific: Gillard, M. + Green, T. + Laing-Trengove, D. + Walls, S.. 2010. The Three Tuns High Street Barnstaple: Results of a Desk Based Assessment, Historic Building Recording and Archaeological Watching Brief. Southwest Archaeology Report. 110531. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV349874Report - non-specific: Walls, S. + Wapshott, E.. 2011. Strand Mews, The Strand, Barnstaple: Results of a Desk-Based Assessment, Archaeological Monitoring and Historic Building Recording. Southwest Archaeology Report. 111114. Digital.
SDV351581Un-published: Southwest Archaeology. 2013. Greater Barnstaple Area Project Database. Greater Barnstaple Area Project. Digital.
SDV354573Un-published: Timms, S.. 1987. The Archaeology of North Devon Towns. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4.
SDV355652Report - non-specific: Timms, S. C.. Nov 1983. Barnstaple Local Public Inquiry. Proof Evidence. Devon County Council. A4 Stapled + Digital. Appendix 1.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #69371 ]
SDV63429Report - non-specific: North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit. 1991. North Devon Archaeological Site Code Index. North Devon District Council Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV64370Report - Excavation: Lovatt, A. M.. 1990. Excavations within a Medieval Town: North West Barnstaple 1985-1988. North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit Report. A4 Grip Bound + Digital. 21-5.
SDV73610Report - Assessment: Weddell, P. J.. 1992. Archaeological Assessment of CRS Redevelopment Site at 49-52 High Street, Barnstaple. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 92.52. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV76038Report - Excavation: North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit. 1986. An Excavation at North Devon Area Library Site, Barnstaple; Summary Report. North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV106447Part of: Barnstaple (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1378 - Barnstaple Castle Car Park Scheme Archaeological Assessment
  • EDV4501 - Excavation to the rear of 65-67 High Street, Barnstaple
  • EDV4505 - Archaeological Assessment at 49-52 High Street, Barnstaple (Ref: 92.52)
  • EDV4511 - Excavation to rear of 4 Joy Street, Barnstaple
  • EDV5229 - Historic Building Recording at The Three Tuns, Barnstaple
  • EDV5230 - Watching Brief at The Three Tuns, Barnstaple
  • EDV5939 - Historic Building Recording at Strand Mews, The Strand, Barnstaple
  • EDV6206 - Watching Briefs in Gammon's Lane, Barnstaple
  • EDV6208 - Watching Brief at 36 High Street, Barnstaple (Ref: ND66)
  • EDV6225 - Watching Brief during Roadworks in High Street, Barnstaple (Ref: ND94)

Date Last Edited:Apr 19 2018 4:02PM