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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385313
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485775
Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX32
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
SS5632 ROCK PARK
684-1/5/219 (North side)
31/08/88 Pair of lamp standards with
pedestals at north entrance of Rock
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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