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HER Number:MDV96314
Name:16 and 17 Bear Street, Barnstaple


Pair of early 19th century houses, now with late 20th century shop fronts.


Grid Reference:SS 560 333
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))
  • SHOP (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Southwest Archaeology, 2013, Greater Barnstaple Area Project Database, BHBS Mapping Area 172 (Un-published). SDV351581.

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

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

Pair of houses, now with shops. Early C19. Rendered solid walls, probably of brick. Slated roofs, hipped at left side. Red brick chimney on left side wall. 3 storeys. 4-window range. Ground floor of No.16 is rusticated. 6-panelled house door to left with fanlight having intersecting, diagonally-set glazing bars. Late C20 display window to right; 1988 list description refers to double doors in this position, the top panels open with bars matching the fanlight of house door. No. 17 has late C20 shop front, although a strip of rusticated walling survives at right-hand end. Upper storeys have sash windows in recessed box-frames; all but the 2nd storey sashes at No.17 have 6 panes each. Wooden eaves cornice. These houses are part of a group including Nos 18, 19 & 20.

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: #110087 ]
SDV351581Un-published: Southwest Archaeology. 2013. Greater Barnstaple Area Project Database. Greater Barnstaple Area Project. Digital. BHBS Mapping Area 172.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 3 2013 12:15PM