Barnstaple's mediaeval Long Bridge

Butchers Row and the Pannier Market (left), Barnstaple

Church Lane Alms House, Barnstaple

Penrose Almshouses, Barnstaple

Penrose Almshouses porch, Barnstaple

Queen Anne's Walk and statue of Queen Anne 1708AD, Barnstaple

River Taw looking upstream at Barnstaple


Barnstaple’s a fascinating place, certainly the lie of the land is unusual and its historic background invites further investigation. Devonshire magazine will be revisiting this old town situated on the river Taw estuary, later in 2015. If you have any input to make for this page on Barnstaple, we’d be interested to hear from you.

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