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HER Number:MDV38800
Name:Pump at Penrose Almshouses, Barnstaple


Late 17th/early 18th century pump in the courtyard of Penrose Almshouses.


Grid Reference:SS 560 328
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53SE/133/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 485679

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PUMP (XVI to XVIII - 1600 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Pump marked on 1855-1895 1:500 town map in the courtyard of Penrose's Almshouses.

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

Pump recorded on modern mapping.

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

Pump in courtyard at Penrose Almshouses. Pump. Probably late 17th/early 18th century. Timber casing; lead roof; iron spout and handle. Simple timber casing in the shape of a vertical box; lead capping with lead rolls to the corners and a lead acorn finial. The casing has a hole for the spout and curved handle. Sited in the centre of the pitched stone courtyard at Penrose Almshouses. Date listed: 29th September 1999.

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). [Mapped feature: #89990 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV4515Part of: Penrose Almshouses, Litchdon Street, Barnstaple (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 29 2012 11:56AM