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HER Number:MDV96087
Name:9 Boutport Street, Barnstaple


Probable late 18th century house, formerly known as Grenville House.


Grid Reference:SS 557 335
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Grenville House' marked.

Griffiths, D. M., 1984, An Archaeological Assessment of the Proposed Route of the Barnstaple Urban Relief Road Stages II and III, 11 (Report - Assessment). SDV74017.

Listed as an 18th century building. Possibly located within the area of the medieval priory.

Google, 2013, Google Streetview (Website). SDV350787.

Appears to be in use as offices.

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

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

9 Boutport Street (Formerly Listed as: BOUTPORT STREET (East side) No.9 Grenville House).
House, empty at time of survey. Probably late C18. Flemish bond brick, front elevation painted; gabled slate roof; end stacks with a good variety of old chimney-pots. Double-depth symmetrical plan. 3 storeys and cellar. Symmetrical 3-bay front. Eaves board. Central doorcase with fluted Doric columns and an open pediment. Door with 6 fielded panels; 3-pane overlight. Ground floor has segmental-arched openings to cellar and tripartite sashes, 2-pane in the centre with 2-pane outer lights, all with horns. Second-floor outer windows similar but without horns and have preserved their glazing bars with 12-pane in the centre and 4-pane in the outer lights; 12-pane sash in the centre. second-floor windows similar to first floor.
Interior: not inspected but may retain features of interest.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348147Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. Towns 1855-95 1:500. Towns 1855-95 1:500. Digital.
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: #109981 ]
SDV350787Website: Google. 2013. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
SDV74017Report - Assessment: Griffiths, D. M.. 1984. An Archaeological Assessment of the Proposed Route of the Barnstaple Urban Relief Road Stages II and III. Devon County Council Report. A4 + Digital. 11.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8187 - Archaeological assessment of proposed route of the Barnstaple Relief Road, Stages II and III

Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2019 2:50PM