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

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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

Details

1. 5185 BEDFORD SQUARE

Abbey Gatehouse SX 4874 4/24 7.9.51

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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

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
93407
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/13306/16
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