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HER Number:MDV96060
Name:Carlyon House, Pilton, Barnstaple


Nineteenth century former vicarage.


Grid Reference:SS 554 342
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPILTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • VICARAGE (XIX - 1837 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848, 62 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Rectangular building shown. Described as 'parsonage house'.

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

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

Carlyon House, Northfield Lane. (Formerly Listed as: Northfield Lane, Pilton Pilton Chambers).
Vicarage. Said to be 1837 but apparently remodelled later c1860. Rendered mass wall construction with slate roof and stacks with rendered shafts. Deep rectangular plan. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3:2-bay front, the left-hand 3 bays symmetrical, the centre bay broken forward and gabled to the front. Deep eaves and verges on brackets. Eaves band; platband at first-floor cill level. Recessed C20 front door between paired Doric pilasters with an entablature with cornice. Door has overlight with geometric glazing bars. 12-pane sashes. 2 to ground floor and 3 to first. Lower-roofed block to the right has 12-pane sashes to first floor, ground-floor windows replaced with modern top-hung timber casements.
Interior not inspected.
Historical Note: Reed states that the vicarage was built in 1837 at the expense of the Rev William Craddock Hall. It ceased to be a vicarage c1970. (Reed, MA: Pilton, its Past and Present: Barnstaple: 1985-: 161).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital. 62.
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: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 8 2013 4:16PM