ABBEY GATEHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1105833

Date first listed: 07-Sep-1951

Statutory Address: ABBEY GATEHOUSE, BEDFORD SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: ABBEY GATEHOUSE, BEDFORD SQUARE

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Tavistock

National Grid Reference: SX 48201 74422

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 93407

Legacy System: LBS

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