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HER Number:MDV38825
Name:117 Boutport Street, Barnstaple


Early to mid 19th century house now in use as offices.


Grid Reference:SS 558 334
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: ND33
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53SE/389

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit, 1991, North Devon Archaeological Site Code Index, Site Code ND33 (Report - non-specific). SDV63429.

Trial trenching carried out and recorded at 117 Boutport Street in 1986.

Southwest Archaeology, 2013, Greater Barnstaple Area Project Database, Mapping Area 24 (Un-published). SDV351581.

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

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

Department of Environment, 29/09/1988, Barnstaple Re-Survey (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV59491.

No. 117 Boutport Street. House, now used as offices. Early to mid C19. Painted brick. Slated roof. Brick chimney on each gable end, that on right of unpainted red brick. A further red brick chimney on the left gable wall at the rear. Three storeys. Symmetrical five window front with doorway in centre of ground storey. Doorway has wooden doorcase with flanking panelled pilasters supporting an entablature; panelled reveals, the lowest panel on the right shaped to fit a cast iron shoe-scraper. Five panelled door, the four upper panels now glazed good shaped knocker. Windows have slightly curved gauged arches; plain sashes (with horns) in recessed box-frames. Wooden eaves-cornice. Interior not inspected. Ground and first floor front windows have panelled shutter.

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: #90006 ]
SDV351581Un-published: Southwest Archaeology. 2013. Greater Barnstaple Area Project Database. Greater Barnstaple Area Project. Digital. Mapping Area 24.
SDV59491List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 29/09/1988. Barnstaple Re-Survey. A4 Unbound.
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 ND33.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 18 2015 8:19AM