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HER Number:MDV95976
Name:1 Union Place, Barnstaple


House incorporated with 2 Union Place to form a hotel. Early 19th century, apparently with a slightly later extension on right-hand side.


Grid Reference:SS 561 327
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 485845

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Early, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Union Place' shown. 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.

Formerly Listed as: Union Place (East side) No.1 (Drake House).
House, now hotel, incorporated with No.2 (qv). Early C19, apparently with a slightly later extension on right-hand side. Solid, rendered walls probably of stone or brick. Slated roof with catslide at rear; red ridge-tiles. Double-fronted, double-depth plan. 2 storeys. 3-window range, with a further window in extension to right. Main building has sash windows, those at each end of 8 panes, except for the lower ground-storey sashes which have 12 panes; middle window of upper storey has 6-paned sashes. Round-arched doorway in centre of ground storey; 6-panelled door with knocker, fanlight with radial glazing bars. Extension to right is set back slightly. Projecting, canted bay window, probably a later insertion, in upper storey; sashes, the middle ones 2-paned. Late C20 porch to hotel. Interior not inspected. This house, together with No.2 Union Place (qv), has group value both with Nos 1-6 Union Terrace (qv), Taw Vale, to the south-west, and Holy Trinity Church (qv) to the north-east.

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.

Associated Monuments

MDV95977Related to: 2 Union Place, Barnstaple (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 7 2013 12:07PM