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HER Number:MDV38822
Name:3 Green Lane, Barnstaple


19th century warehouse type building.


Grid Reference:SS 558 333
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: Site 171
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53SE/385

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Building shown.

North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit, 1991, North Devon Archaeological Site Code Index, Site 171 (Report - non-specific). SDV63429.

Standing building survey undertaken in 1989 of 3 Green Lane, an 18th-19th century stable/workshop. Map object based on this source.

Google, 2013, Google Streetview (Website). SDV350787.

In use as a café.

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

Map object based on this source.

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

3 Green Lane (HQ of Red Cross). Original function unknown, possibly a warehouse, although without loading doors in upper storeys. Probably 1837. Solid roughcast front; stone rubble right side wall; slate roof. Small red brick chimney on centre of front wall. 3 storeys. 3-window range. Ground storey has 6-panelled door at right-hand end with fixed 3-panel section adjoining it. To left, wide segmental-headed doorway, now filled with a small-paned C20 wooden window. Between the 2 doorways a window with fixed 12-pane sash. At far left-hand end a small, opening wood casement. Second storey has 3 pointed-arched windows with metal glazing bars; 30 panes, below, interlacing Gothic tracery above; middle window altered to insert an opening light. The two 3rd-storey windows also have metal glazing bars, forming small diamond-shaped panes. In right side wall is a stone plaque inscribed THIS WALL WAS REBUILT BY T. KING 1837. Below it another: AND AGAIN IN 1990 BY H. BURGESS& SONS LTD.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital).
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.
SDV350787Website: Google. 2013. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
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 171.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 23 2020 1:27PM