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HER Number:MDV835
Name:Pilton Yard, Barnstaple


Site of Pilton Goods Yard, the depot of the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway Company.


Grid Reference:SS 557 336
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53SE/74

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GOODS YARD (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Wood, J., 1843, Plan of the Town of Barnstaple from Actual Survey (Cartographic). SDV91852.

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

Pilton Yard marked on 1904-1906 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.

Bone, M., 1973, Barnstaple's Industrial Archaeology, 18 (Monograph). SDV78228.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

The site is now a car park with only the former offices, now a sheepskin shop, still standing.

Timms, S., 21/06/1983, Pilton Yard (Personal Comment). SDV77565.

Shown on a 1912 special edition of the Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. Buildings still standing in 1983. Wood's plan of 1843 shows a long industrial building and tanyard on this site prior to the construction of the railway.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #108388 ]
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV77565Personal Comment: Timms, S.. 21/06/1983. Pilton Yard. Not Applicable.
SDV78228Monograph: Bone, M.. 1973. Barnstaple's Industrial Archaeology. Barnstaple's Industrial Archaeology. A5 Paperback. 18.
SDV91852Cartographic: Wood, J.. 1843. Plan of the Town of Barnstaple from Actual Survey. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV96023Related to: Warehouse including Premises of The Sheepskin Shop, Pilton Causeway, Barnstaple (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 1 2012 11:01AM