Bear Street

Postcode: EX32 7BZ

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Road Name:Sunflower Road
Road Type:residential

Bear Street is a street in the settlement of Barnstaple governed by Barnstaple Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Central Town Ward in the administration area of North Devon District Council within Devon County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Bear Street is located 173.28 miles West from the centre of London, 0.31 miles East from the centre of Barnstaple, 33.56 miles North West from the centre of Exeter and 37.5 miles South from the centre of Swansea.

Bear Street is approximately 0.34 miles from the coastal tidal high water mark) and is 12 metres above sea level


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Postcodes for Bear Street

EX32 7BZ
EX32 7DX
EX32 7DB
EX32 7BX
EX32 7BU
EX32 7DQ


The Central point of Bear Street is approximately 12 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Nearby Telephone Area Codes

Area Code: 01271 - Barnstaple
Area Code: 01237 - Bideford

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Bear Street

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

The Park Hotel - barnstaple-aireborough
Star Rating:3 Stars
Situated opposite Rock Park and only a short level walk to the town centre, this modern 3-star hotel offers easy access to the countryside and beaches of North Devon.
Address:Taw Vale, EX32 9AE, Barnstaple, Devon
Number of Rooms:42
Lowest Price Room:£60
Highest Price Room:£105
The Imperial Hotel - barnstaple-aireborough
Star Rating:4 Stars
At Barnstaple\'s only 4-star hotel, you can enjoy a central location overlooking the River Taw. There is a formal restaurant serving 2 and 4-course dinner, as well as relaxed dining in our Colours Bar and terrace lounge.
Address:Taw Vale Parade, EX32 8NB, Barnstaple, Devon
Number of Rooms:63
Lowest Price Room:£70
Highest Price Room:£185
The Royal & Fortescue Hotel - barnstaple-aireborough
Star Rating:3 Stars
Situated in the lively market town of Barnstaple, The Royal & Fortescue Hotel is just a few steps away from designer shops, restaurants, cafs, and the famous Pannier Market.
Address:Boutport Street, EX31 1HG, Barnstaple, Devon
Number of Rooms:50
Lowest Price Room:£60
Highest Price Room:£114
Yeo Dale Hotel - barnstaple-aireborough
With its distinctive Georgian frontage, Yeo Dale hotel is an elegant town house with free Wi-Fi, just a 3-minute walk from Barnstaple town centre. The perfect base from which to explore the North Devon countryside.
Address:124 Pilton Street, EX31 1PG, Barnstaple
Number of Rooms:10
Lowest Price Room:£40
Highest Price Room:£120
Riverside Court Apartment - barnstaple-aireborough
Situated 15 km from Ilfracombe and 44 km from Bude, Riverside Court Apartment offers accommodation in Barnstaple. Riverside Court Apartment features views of the river and is 43 km from Minehead.
Address:17 Riverside Court, Castle Street, EX31 1ET, Barnstaple
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£90

Local Council Details

Within the area of North Devon District
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Civic Centre
North Walk
EX31 1EA
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Telephone Number: 01271 327711
County Council: Devon County
Within the electoral area of Central Town Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of North Devon
The Member of Parliament is Harvey, Nick
Within the area of Barnstaple Civil Parish Council

Water and Drainage Details

South West Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bear Street

38 Bear Street
Sale Price: £122,000
Sale Date: 22/08/2013
Marketing House, 34 Bear Street
Sale Price: £180,000
Sale Date: 01/10/2010
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020095
Ons Area Name:North Devon 008B
Average Age : 37.70
Population: 1521.00
Male Population: 746.00 (49.05%)
Female Population: 775.00 (50.95%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 21 (1.38%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Yeo Vale, Frankmarsh, Gorwell and Fort Hill, Barnstaple. Yeo Vale, Frankmarsh, Gorwell and Fort Hill has a population of 4,230, with 1,729 households. (2001 census) It is mostly residential, on the outskirts of Barnstaple on the East side. The population is varied, but mainly consists of young families. Frankmarsh and Gorwell is a mixture of Housing Authority and Private, whereas Yeo Vale and Fort Hill are mostly Private housing. Frankmarsh and Gorwell has been identified as being in the top ten of the most deprived wards nationally, and also houses the highest number of prolific young offenders in the County. The area has a variety of issues and problems, mostly involving young people. This has been highlighted and as a result, in 2006 funding was provided for the area, and the Youth Inclusion Project was formed to work with those most at risk of being involved in the criminal justice system. During 2006 and 2007, Anti Social behaviour in the area has been reduced considerably. A regeneration committee was formed also in 2006 and work is ongoing into the building of a Community Centre for the area. The area has a strong Community spirit and very supportive Primary Schools.

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Telephone: 101
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Location details

Location Details

Bear Street

OS Reference: 256335, 133313
OS Grid Reference: SS563333
Latitude and Longitude: 51.080594815514, -4.0512404820768
Approximate distance to the Coast: 0.34 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bear Street

Map Number: 180
Map Name: Barnstaple and Ilfracombe
North Devon
South West
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Barnstaple Rail Station is 1.09 Kilometers away (0.68 miles)
Chapelton (Devon) Rail Station is 7.44 Kilometers away (4.62 miles)
Umberleigh Rail Station is 10.57 Kilometers away (6.57 miles)
Portsmouth Arms Rail Station is 15.54 Kilometers away (9.66 miles)

Nearest Airports

Swansea Airport is 58.04 Kilometers away
Exeter International Airport is 59.29 Kilometers away
Cardiff International Airport is 61.05 Kilometers away
Plymouth City Airport is 73.38 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Instow Ferry Landing is 9.68 Kilometers away
Appledore Ferry Landing is 10.14 Kilometers away
Bideford Ferry Landing is 12.70 Kilometers away
Ilfracombe Ferry Landing is 15.00 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bear Street is approximately 23.89 miles from the A30

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J27/A361/A38 - 52.13 Km Away
Junction: M5 J28/A373/B3181 - 52.96 Km Away
Junction: M4 J37/A4229 - 54.50 Km Away

Health Clinics

Queen's Medical Centre
Queens Medical Centre, 6/7 Queen Street, Barnstaple, Devon, EX328HY
Distance: 0.35 Kilometers
Telephone: 01271 372672
Brannam Medical Centre
Brannam Medical Centre, Brannam Square, Kiln Lane, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX328GP
Distance: 0.48 Kilometers
Telephone: 01271 329004
Boutport Medical Centre
Boutport Medical Centre, 110 Boutport Street, Barnstaple, Devon, EX311TD
Distance: 0.56 Kilometers
Telephone: 01271 324106
Addaction North Devon
Unit 6, Riverside Court, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1DR
Distance: 0.72 Kilometers
Telephone: 01271 859044
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Barnstaple Library

Tuly Street, Barnstaple, EX311EL
Distance: 0.44 Miles
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Braunton Library

Challoners Road, Braunton, EX332ES
Distance: 5.15 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions


Attraction Name: Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon, Barnstaple Heritage Centre
Distance: 1.35 (km)


Attraction Name: Broomhill Sculpture Garden
Distance: 3.75 (km)


Attraction Name: Marwood Hill Gardens
Distance: 4.37 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Marsh Farm Attraction
Distance: 5.85 (km)

Nearest Schools

Yeo Valley Primary School

Distance: 0.30 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Derby Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 7HB
Telephone: (01271) 375429

Ashleigh CofE (VC) Primary School

Distance: 0.34 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Bevan Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 8LJ
Telephone: (01271) 345149

Our Lady's Catholic Primary School, Barnstaple

Distance: 0.40 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Chanters Hill, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 8DN
Telephone: (01271) 345164

Pilton Bluecoat Church of England Junior School

Distance: 0.97 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Abbey Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1JU
Telephone: (01271) 345952

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 13
Median Speed: 14.2
Maximum Speed: 21.9
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 15
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