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HER Number:MDV95994
Name:50 to 52 The Rock, Pilton Street, Barnstaple


Three houses, possibly originally one, circa 1810. The houses are raised high above the street with a stone terrace wall which includes a cellar door at street level and cellar below the terrace.


Grid Reference:SS 557 341
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPILTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 485743

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1801 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.

Nos.50, 51 AND 52 The Rock, including terrace and garden walls. 3 houses, possibly originally one. c1810. Roughcast; slate roof, hipped to Nos 50 & 53; stacks with brick shafts and old pots. U-plan; main range with projecting front wings to left and right; these may always have been separate units, as now, or may have been wings to a single house. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 1:3:1-window range. Eaves board. No.51 has central round-headed doorway with fielded-panelled reveals and fielded-panelled door with fanlight with applied pattern. 2 ground- and 3 first-floor 16-pane horned sashes. Wings each have one first-floor 16-pane horned sash and a tall round-headed recess on the ground floor containing C20 front doors with glazed side panels. Interior: No.51 has a half-glazed C19 rear door, original joinery and a stick baluster stair rising from and parallel to the entrance passage. Subsidiary features: the houses are raised high above the street with a stone terrace wall which includes a cellar door at street level and cellar below the terrace with steps up to the area in front of No.51. Stone rubble garden walls with bullnose brick coping.

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: #109906 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 8 2013 10:41AM