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HER Number:MDV43066
Name:Newport Market Place

Summary

The open space around the Rose and Crown, at the junction of Newport Road and South Street, may be a vestige of the medieval market place.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 567 322
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE
Ecclesiastical ParishBISHOPS TAWTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53SE/513/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MARKET PLACE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1855-1895, Towns 1855-95 1:500 (Cartographic). SDV348147.

Slight widening of South Street visible at its junction with Newport Road, where the Rose and Crown is situated.


Beresford, M. W., 1967, New Towns of the Middle Ages (Monograph). SDV51862.


Weddell, P. J., 1990, Archaeological Recording in the Medieval Borough of Newport, Barnstaple in 1983., 114 (Article in Serial). SDV77188.

The open space around the Rose and Crown may be a vestige of the market place (citing Beresford).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348147Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. Towns 1855-95 1:500. Towns 1855-95 1:500. Digital. [Mapped feature: #91569 ]
SDV51862Monograph: Beresford, M. W.. 1967. New Towns of the Middle Ages. New Towns of the Middle Ages. Unknown.
SDV77188Article in Serial: Weddell, P. J.. 1990. Archaeological Recording in the Medieval Borough of Newport, Barnstaple in 1983.. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 48. Paperback Volume. 114.

Associated Monuments

MDV43057Related to: Medieval cobbled street, 39-40 Newport Road, Barnstaple (Monument)
MDV21750Related to: Newport Borough (Monument)
MDV43065Related to: Rose & Crown, Newport Road, Barnstaple (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 20 2015 2:41PM