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HER Number:MDV76415
Name:Alexandra Place, Alexandra Road, Barnstaple

Summary

Site of a row of brick-built terraced houses on the east side of Alexandra Road. The houses were demolished when Alexandra Road was widened.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 561 332
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit Site Code: ND110

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TERRACE (Built, XIX - 1860 AD to 1865 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Alexandra Place' shown. Map object based on this source.

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Terrace of eighteen houses shown on the east side of Alexandra Road.

Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.

The northernmost building of the terrace shown as a post office and labelled 'P.O.'.

Ordnance Survey, 1963-1996, 1963-1996 National Grid OS Metric (Cartographic). SDV350058.

Houses no longer extant.

Ordnance Survey, 1971, Plan SS5633-5733 (Cartographic). SDV351094.

Terrace shown on east side of Alexandra Road.

Griffiths, D. M., 1984, An Archaeological Assessment of the Proposed Route of the Barnstaple Urban Relief Road Stages II and III, 10, 11 (Report - Assessment). SDV74017.

A row of brick-built terraced houses built in the early 1860s. The shop on the corner with Bear Street has a datestone of March 10 1863. On the line of the proposed urban relief road.

North Devon District Council Rescue Archaeology Unit, 1991, North Devon Archaeological Site Code Index, Site Code ND110 (Report - non-specific). SDV63429.

Evidence for terracing recorded in Alexandra Road (now relief road) in 1988.

Southwest Archaeology, 2013, Greater Barnstaple Area Project Database, Mapping Area 100 (Un-published). SDV351581.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #103440 ]
SDV350058Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963-1996. 1963-1996 National Grid OS Metric. Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV351094Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1971. Plan SS5633-5733. Town Plans 1:2500.
SDV351581Un-published: Southwest Archaeology. 2013. Greater Barnstaple Area Project Database. Greater Barnstaple Area Project. Digital. Mapping Area 100.
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 ND110.
SDV74017Report - Assessment: Griffiths, D. M.. 1984. An Archaeological Assessment of the Proposed Route of the Barnstaple Urban Relief Road Stages II and III. Devon County Council Report. A4 + Digital. 10, 11.

Associated Monuments

MDV76414Related to: 9-18 Ebberley Lawn, Barnstaple (Building)
MDV38858Related to: Alexandra Road, Barnstaple (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8187 - Archaeological assessment of proposed route of the Barnstaple Relief Road, Stages II and III

Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2019 1:09PM