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Pair of Lamp Standards with Pedestals at North Entrance of Rock Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0756 / 51°4'32"N

Longitude: -4.0557 / 4°3'20"W

OS Eastings: 256088

OS Northings: 132703

OS Grid: SS560327

Mapcode National: GBR KR.DDDV

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.V2L

Entry Name: Pair of Lamp Standards with Pedestals at North Entrance of Rock Park

Listing Date: 31 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385313

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485775

Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Barnstaple

Built-Up Area: Barnstaple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Barnstaple Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


BARNSTAPLE

SS5632 ROCK PARK
684-1/5/219 (North side)
31/08/88 Pair of lamp standards with
pedestals at north entrance of Rock
Park

GV II

Pair of lamp standards with pedestals. Probably 1879, with
late C20 tops. Limestone pedestals; cast-iron standards.
Pedestals square in section with panelled sides; moulded caps
with triangular pediment on each side enclosing octagonal
bases for standards. Latter have round, tapered shafts, fluted
and enriched, buttressed at the foot by 4 scrolls. Further
scrolls projecting horizontally below moulded cap, from which
rises a late C20 shaft and electric-lamp holder. The original
tops are shown in an early C20 photograph belonging to Knights
Photographers of Barnstaple (No F241).
HISTORICAL NOTE: Rock Park was opened in 1879, having been
laid out by RD Gould.
(Gardiner WF: Barnstaple, 1837-97: Barnstaple: 1897-: 30, 34).

Listing NGR: SS5608832703

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