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HER Number:MDV95998
Name:80 Pilton Street, Barnstaple


House 16th century or earlier with substantial 20th century alterations, may have been connected to No.79 at one time. Two storeys, asymmetrical four-window range, with large double doors to left, and front door recessed to right of centre.


Grid Reference:SS 556 340
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPILTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 485749

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVI to XX - 1501 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Southwest Archaeology, 2013, Greater Barnstaple Area Project Database, Mapping Area 2004 (Un-published). SDV351581.

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

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

House. C16 or earlier with substantial C20 alterations. Local stone rubble; slate roof, gabled at ends; stacks with old brick shafts. House may have been connected to No.79 (qv) at one time. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window range. Large double doors to left. Front door recessed to right of centre, with a 16-panel door introduced from Pilton House (qv). 3 ground- and 4 first-floor high transomed mullioned windows with square leaded panes, said to replace timber sashes. Interior: not inspected. Reed refers to a C15 window and illustrates a timber newel staircase through a chamfered, crank-arched door-frame of a C16 character. Historical note: Reed recounts the documented history: the house belonged to clothiers called Parminter in C17 and C18. (Reed MA: Pilton, its Past and its People: Barnstaple: 1985-: 144, 147).

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: #109910 ]
SDV351581Un-published: Southwest Archaeology. 2013. Greater Barnstaple Area Project Database. Greater Barnstaple Area Project. Digital. Mapping Area 2004.

Associated Monuments

MDV95997Related to: 78 and 79 The Rock, Pilton Street, Barnstaple (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 4 2013 10:35AM