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HER Number:MDV21751
Name:Burial Ground northeast of Queen Street, Barnstaple


Site of a burial ground shown on 19th century maps to the northeast of Queen Street.


Grid Reference:SS 560 332
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53SE/265

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CEMETERY (XVIII to Early 20th Century - 1751 AD to 1930 AD)

Full description

Gribble, J. B., 1830, Barnstaple (Cartographic). SDV357319.

Dissenters' Burial Ground marked (16).

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

Small square enclosure marked as a Burial Ground to the north east of Queen Street.

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Burial ground marked as disused (Burl. Gd. (Dis.)).

Collings, A. G., 1998, Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed Development at Boutport Street, Barnstaple, 2 (Report - Assessment). SDV336400.

Timms, S. C., 20/01/1984, Burial Ground (Personal Comment). SDV342311.

A burial ground is shown on Wood's 1843 plan of Barnstaple on land to south of Bear Street and east of Myrtle Lane. Presumably non-conformist. The 1971 Ordnance Survey map shows works on this site.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

The site of the burial ground is now part of a car park.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336400Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G.. 1998. Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed Development at Boutport Street, Barnstaple. Exeter Archaeology Report. 98.54. A4 Stapled + Digital. 2.
SDV342311Personal Comment: Timms, S. C.. 20/01/1984. Burial Ground. Not Applicable.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV357319Cartographic: Gribble, J. B.. 1830. Barnstaple. Frontispiece to Memorials of Barnstaple. a4 single Sheet + Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 13 2022 8:20AM