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ABBEY GATEHOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ABBEY GATEHOUSE

List entry Number: 1105833

Location

ABBEY GATEHOUSE, BEDFORD SQUARE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Tavistock

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 07-Sep-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 93407

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5185 BEDFORD SQUARE

Abbey Gatehouse SX 4874 4/24 7.9.51

I GV

2. Late C12 with C15 additions restored 1824. Two storeys. Two pointed arched windows with hood mouldings. The fine C12 arches remain. The upper room (now the Tavistock Library) was originally approached by an external staircase on the north side. The Gatehouse was altered and thoroughly restored by John Foulston when it was converted into the Tavistock Library (founded 1799) in 1829. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SX4820174422

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National Grid Reference: SX 48201 74422

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