HeritageGateway - Home

Login  |  Register
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.


HER Number:MDV38810
Name:53 High Street, Barnstaple

Summary

53 High Street was built as a house in the 16th or 17th century and later used as a restaurant.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 557 334
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit Site Code: ND89
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53SE/373
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 485619

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVI to XIX - 1501 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1973, Barnstaple, 32 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV89941.

53 High Street in Barnstaple built as a house in the 16th or 17th century and later used as a restaurant. Thoroughly remodelled in the early 19th century. Roughcast front, probably timber-framed. Slated roof. 3 storeys. 2-window range. Late 20th century restaurant front. Upper storey windows have moulded architraves and barred sashes; 6 over 2 panes. Moulded eaves-board. Interior inspected only in restaurant, which seems to have been wholly altered. 1973 list description says: 'During recent alterations a timber post and plank-panel screen of 16th century was revealed.


North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit, 1991, North Devon Archaeological Site Code Index, Site Code ND89 (Report - non-specific). SDV63429.

Archaeological monitoring undertaken during refurbishment of building in 1986.


Weddell, P. J., 1992, Archaeological Assessment of CRS Redevelopment Site at 49-52 High Street, Barnstaple, 5 (Report - Assessment). SDV73610.


Southwest Archaeology, 2013, Greater Barnstaple Area Project Database, Mapping Area 80 (Un-published). SDV351581.


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


English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #89996 ]
SDV351581Un-published: Southwest Archaeology. 2013. Greater Barnstaple Area Project Database. Greater Barnstaple Area Project. Digital. Mapping Area 80.
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. Site Code ND89.
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. 5.
SDV89941List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1973. Barnstaple. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 32.

Associated Monuments

MDV104680Related to: Pot and Bone Finds to the rear of 53 High Street (Find Spot)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 29 2013 2:43PM