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HER Number:MDV95982
Name:Wall around St. Anne's Chapel, Barnstaple


The ground surrounding St. Anne's Chapel is enclosed on the south and west sides by a stone rubble wall with a chamfered granite coping dating to the mid-late 19th century.


Grid Reference:SS 558 332
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 485715

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WALL (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

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

St Anne's Chapel and Old Grammar School Museum including walls, gates and piers
Chantry chapel, later grammar school, now museum. Probably early 14th century with early/mid 16th century tower, restored 1869; enclosing walls and gates mid/late 19th century.
Subsidiary Features: the ground surrounding the chapel (formerly part of the churchyard) is enclosed on the south and west sides by a stone rubble wall with a chamfered granite coping. Opposite the steps to the chapel this is built up into a pair of gate piers with chamfered corners and cap. Cast-iron gates with fleurs-de-lys and quatrefoil decoration. On the corner of Church Lane a similar gate without piers. The walls originally carried railings.
See monument listing for full description of chapel.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #109894 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV4510Related to: St. Anne's Chapel, Barnstaple (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 22 2018 2:49PM