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HER Number:MDV95962
Name:28 Silver Street, Barnstaple


A good early or mid 17th century house. Likely to retain original features concealed under later plaster.


Grid Reference:SS 559 330
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 485789

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVII - 1601 AD to 1660 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Map object based on this source.

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

Map object based on this source.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

28 Silver Street. House. Probably early or mid 17th century. Solid, rendered walls, probably of brick or stone. Slated roof. Pair of rendered, diagonally-set chimneys, probably of 17th century brick, on right gable; rebuilt tops, the front chimney with a tall, shaped pot of round section. 2 storeys. 2-window range, largely re-modelled in 19th century. Ground storey has wide, folding plank door to left; window in centre with slender glazing bars dividing it into 3 large panes below and 4 smaller panes above. Tall narrow windows in 2nd storey, these having sashes in recessed box-frames; each sash has 2 upright glazing bars forming margin panes.
Interior not inspected. It is reported to contain no early visible features, but is likely to retain early fireplaces, and possibly beams and door frames, concealed under plaster. The house adjoins the Tavern in the Town public house in Diamond Street, a good 17th century building.

Southwest Archaeology, 2013, Greater Barnstaple Area Project Database, BHBS Mapping Area 47 (Un-published). SDV351581.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348147Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. Towns 1855-95 1:500. Towns 1855-95 1:500. Digital.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV351581Un-published: Southwest Archaeology. 2013. Greater Barnstaple Area Project Database. Greater Barnstaple Area Project. Digital. BHBS Mapping Area 47.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 26 2018 4:03PM