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HER Number:MDV12531
Name:Horse and Groom, Boutport Street, Barnstaple

Summary

Situated on the corner of Queen Street and Boutport Street, the Horse and Groom is a two storey cob and stone building dating from the early 17th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 559 332
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53SE/203
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SS53SE34

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • INN (XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Wood, J., 1843, Plan of the Town of Barnstaple from Actual Survey (Cartographic). SDV91852.

Horse and Groom depicted on a town plan of 1843. Map object based on this Source.


Ordnance Survey, 1855-1895, First Edition 1:500 Town Map (Cartographic). SDV338879.

'Horse & Groom (P.H)' recorded on the 1855-1895 1:500 town map. Comparison between this and modern mapping suggests that the inn was once a wider building. Part of this building and others appear to have been lost due to the widening of Queen Street.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1963, Monuments Threatened or Destroyed, 1956-62, 129 (Un-published). SDV83845.

Horse and Groom Inn, Boutport Street. Of cob and stone, two storeys. Built early 17th century; nearly square plan of four rooms with central passage.


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

Map object based on this Source.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Unknown, SS53SE34 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV83916.

The Horse and Groom Inn. In Boutport Street, at the junction with Queen Street is a two storey cob and stone building dating from the early 17th century.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV83845Un-published: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1963. Monuments Threatened or Destroyed, 1956-62. Photocopy. 129.
SDV83916Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Unknown. SS53SE34. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV91852Cartographic: Wood, J.. 1843. Plan of the Town of Barnstaple from Actual Survey. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2015 10:54AM