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HER Number:MDV96168
Name:13 High Street, Barnstaple


Late 19th century shop, probably by W. C. Oliver of Barnstaple. Late 20th century shop front.


Grid Reference:SS 558 331
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHOP (XIX to XXI - 1850 AD to 2013 AD (Between))

Full description

Southwest Archaeology, 2013, Greater Barnstaple Area Project Database, BHBS Mapping Area 930 (Un-published). SDV351581.

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

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

13 High Street. Shop. Late C19. Probably by WC Oliver of Barnstaple. Limestone front with bands of brown stone; details in marble and terracotta. Top storey of red and cream brick with wooden structure in front. Leaded roof, chimney of red and cream brick, with crenellated stone cap, on right-hand side wall. 4 storeys. 4-window range with 2 side windows facing Church Lane. Late C20 shop front in ground storey. 2nd storey has continuous row of stone mullioned windows, each with 2 transom lights above containing coloured glass. Carved string course at first-floor level. Third storey has continuous row of windows with carved segmental arches springing (in the front wall) from marble columns resting on a continued moulded cill; limestone columns to windows facing Church Lane. Windows have sashes with margin and transom panes of coloured glass. Fronts flanked by giant pilasters with bands of brown stone. At the top of each pilaster is a pair of consoles supporting a section of entablature with a round-headed finial on top. Cornice between them supported by moulded brackets. 4th storey has canted bay window set back behind a balustraded wooden gallery with moulded columns supporting a deep entablature, this has panelled frieze and triangular pediment over the centre.
Interior not inspected.

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: #110034 ]
SDV351581Un-published: Southwest Archaeology. 2013. Greater Barnstaple Area Project Database. Greater Barnstaple Area Project. Digital. BHBS Mapping Area 930.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 3 2013 2:22PM