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HER Number:MDV96023
Name:Warehouse including Premises of The Sheepskin Shop, Pilton Causeway, Barnstaple


Warehouse of circa 1820s date. A substantially complete example of an early 19th century warehouse building.


Grid Reference:SS 557 336
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 485721

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAREHOUSE (XIX - 1820 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1855-1895, Towns 1855-95 1:500 (Cartographic). SDV348147.

Wood & Manure Stores marked.

English Heritage, 1995, Draft List Review: Barnstaple Vol No 684-1, District: North Devon (Correspondence). SDV351278.

We are recommending that Item 6/339, the Sheepskin Shop, should be included on the list.

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

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

Warehouse including premises of The Sheepskin Shop, Pilton Causeway.
Warehouse, now partly used as shop. Circa 1820s. Flemish bond brick; M-roof, the front roof covered with corrugated asbestos, rear roof pantiled; stack with brick shaft in valley. Two ranges under M-roof. Low cartway on front range opposed to similar archway into rear block. Front range now partly used as shop. Two storeys. Asymmetrical 7-window range. Ground floor has low central segmental-headed archway (glazed with shop window behind), flanked by doorways with overlights. To right of right-hand doorway an 8-pane sash and another doorway to far right. To left of left-hand doorway one 8-pane sash and a 20th century plate-glass shop window with fascia and 3 round-headed arches; 8-pane sash window to far left. First floor has central loft loading door and six 2-light casements, 2 panes per light. Left return of front block has 20th century shop window and 3 openings in the gable.
Interior: not inspected but may retain features of interest.
A substantially complete example of an early 19th century warehouse building.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348147Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. Towns 1855-95 1:500. Towns 1855-95 1:500. Digital.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #109939 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV351278Correspondence: English Heritage. 1995. Draft List Review: Barnstaple Vol No 684-1, District: North Devon. Letter. A4 Stapled.

Associated Monuments

MDV5341Related to: Fellmongery at Pilton, Barnstaple (Monument)
MDV835Related to: Pilton Yard, Barnstaple (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 28 2013 8:47AM