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HER Number:MDV38925
Name:85 and 86 Boutport Street, Barnstaple


Pair of houses with shops of ground floor, dated to circa 1830s.


Grid Reference:SS 559 331
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 67
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53SE/446
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 485514

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 67 (Report - non-specific). SDV63429.

Medieval pot sherds recorded in 1986 from the area of numbers 83-85 Boutport Street.

English Heritage, 2010, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV154869.

85 and 86 Boutport Street. Pair of houses with shops on ground floor. Circa 1830s. Plastered; slate roof; end stacks with brick shafts. Deep plan, each one-room-wide. 3 storeys. Asymmetrical 2:2-window range. Moulded eaves board. No.85 has a 20th century shop front with pilasters with sunk panels and brackets flanking a deep fascia. No.86 has an Edwardian shop front with a wide, recessed door to the left, canted plate-glass shop window with doorway to the right with an overlight, and a door to the accommodation to the far right with a blocked overlight with margin panes and one pilaster with an incised Greek key ornament. Fascia extends across whole front, breaking forward over the shop window, which has a box for a sunblind. 12-pane first- and 2nd-floor sashes, the first-floor sashes of No.85 have been reglazed as 6 over one-pane sashes. No.85 has 20th century attic dormers.
Interior: No.85 has been gutted for shop use. Features of interest may survive elsewhere. Date listed: 31st December 1973.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV154869List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2010. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #90070 ]
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 67.

Associated Monuments

MDV38844Related to: Medieval Pottery from 83-86 Boutport Street, Barnstaple (Find Spot)
MDV38717Related to: Town Ditch at Boutport Street, Barnstaple (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4497 - Watching Brief at 85 Boutport Street, Barnstaple

Date Last Edited:Mar 21 2013 10:29AM