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HER Number:MDV96132
Name:Hearts of Oak, Maiden Street, Barnstaple


Early 19th century public house. The building occupies an important position at the junction of Boutport Street and High Street.


Grid Reference:SS 558 330
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PUBLIC HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

"PH" marked.

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

Hearts of Oak Public House, 70 Boutport Street (Formerly Listed as: Boutport Street (West side) No.70 Hearts of Oak Inn)
Public house. Early 19th century. Solid rendered walls. Hipped, slated roof. Red brick chimney on side wall to Maiden Street. 3 storeys. One-window range to Boutport Street, one window on the broad rounded corner, and 5 windows to Maiden Street. Ground storey to Boutport Street and on the corner rebuilt in mid/late C20 tiles. Upper-storey windows have barred sashes: 6 over 9 panes in 2nd storey to Boutport Street with 3 over 6 panes above; 8 over 12 panes on 2nd-storey corner with 4 over 8 panes above. Boxed, moulded eaves cornice, this continuing round 2 bays of the Maiden Street front. Latter has 3 windows with small-paned sashes in each of the upper storeys. The building occupies an important position at the junction of Boutport Street and High Street.
Interior not inspected.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #110013 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 9 2013 11:09AM