This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SX 8178 BOVEY TRACEY ABBEY ROAD , Bovey Tracey
11/33 Arch at entrance to graveyard of - Baptist Chapel 23.8.55 GV II Arch, re-set. Medieval. Granite. Consists of a 2-centred arch with 2 sets of quarter-round mouldings; convex stops at foot. Protective layer of C18 or C19 red brick on top. C19 iron gate with pointed head, apparently designed for the arch.
Patch of granite ashlar walling at either side of arch is surmounted by 2 pieces of re-set granite, one on each side, splayed on the underside, the splay cut to a very slight hollow. Believed locally to be the remnant of a monastery, but no such institution is known to have existed in the town.
Listing NGR: SX8150278492
© Mr M J Medley. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Medley, M J
Rights Holder: Medley, M J
Ashlar, Brick, Granite, Iron, Medieval Arch, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Gate, Unassigned, Wall, Barrier
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