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HER Number:MDV38839
Name:8-11 Holland Street, Barnstaple


Terrace of houses with shops. Originally dating to the 17th century they were remodelled in the early 19th century and again in the 1980s.


Grid Reference:SS 557 332
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 76
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53SE/421

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVII to XX - 1601 AD to 2000 AD (Between))
  • SHOP (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD)

Full description

North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit, 1991, North Devon Archaeological Site Code Index, Site 76 (Report - non-specific). SDV63429.

Numbers 10 and 11 were surveyed and recorded in 1986.

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

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

8-11 Holland Walk. Terrace of houses with shops. C17, remodelled early C19 and again in 1980s. Solid roughcast fronts. Slated roofs. 2 storeys. 6-window range. Late C20-shop fronts. Some upper-storey windows have box-framed, 6-paned sashes with horns. INTERIORS not inspected, but 1985 list description says: `retains 4 trusses of C17 roof with threaded purlins and ridge piece. 2 purlins per roof slope and some rafters'. Included mainly for group value, although the terrace has some rarity value as a side street cottage development of unusually early date.

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: #90016 ]
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 76.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 21 2013 8:48AM