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HER Number:MDV95926
Name:Lamp Post at Junction of New Road and Park Terrace, Barnstaple

Summary

Cast iron lamp standard on a stone base, probably dates from 1879, when Rock Park was opened.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 562 326
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 485683

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LAMP POST (Late, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Plinth for lamp post marked on corner of wall. Map object based on this source.


Google, 2013, Google Streetview (Website). SDV350787.

Map object based on this source.


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

Map object based on this source.


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

Lamp standard. Probably 1879. Lamp standard cast-iron on a stone base. Free Baroque style. Lamp standard on square section pedestal with sunk panels, 4 gables and an octagonal base to the standard. Standard, stamped Geo. Smith and Co., Sun Foundry, Glasgow. Standard has heavy S-shaped scrolled brackets; anthemion decoration and a scrolly ladder rest. Tapering cylindrical lamp with conical finial. Historical note: Rock Park was opened in 1879. It was laid out by RD Gould.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital).
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.
SDV350787Website: Google. 2013. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 3 2013 9:56AM