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HER Number:MDV95967
Name:Barum House, The Square, Barnstaple


Early 18th century house with late 19th century additions. Two storeys, six-window range, with a centre porch supported at the front by cast-iron columns, and canted bay windows either side.


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: 485814

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

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

Barum House (Formerly Listed as: The Square (North side) House on corner of Diamond Street (formerly occupied by dentist)).
House. Early C18, with late C19 additions. Solid rendered walls. Slated roof. Rendered chimney on each gable end; red brick ones just behind centre of ridge and on rear gable of wing. Probably double-fronted and 2 rooms deep, with late C19 rear wing to right. 2 storeys. 6-window range with flanking giant pilasters, each with a section of triglyphed frieze on top, the boxed eaves cornice breaking forward above it. Ground storey altered in late C19. Centre doorway with deep glazed porch supported at the front by cast-iron columns with enriched capitals. At either side a flat-topped canted bay window. Upper-storey windows have plain sashes in box-frames. Side elevation to Diamond Street has sashes with margin-panes.
Interior not inspected.

Sources / Further Reading

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. [Mapped feature: #109881 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 7 2013 9:46AM