THE ABBEY CHAPEL FORECOURT WALL AND PIERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1105869
Date first listed:
07-Sep-1951
Date of most recent amendment:
20-Dec-1983
Statutory Address:
THE ABBEY CHAPEL FORECOURT WALL AND PIERS, ABBEY PLACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE ABBEY CHAPEL FORECOURT WALL AND PIERS, ABBEY PLACE

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 48167 74344

Details

1. 5185 ABBEY PLACE

The Abbey Chapel Forecourt Wall and Piers (formerly listed as Unitarian Chapel) SX 4874 4/2 7.9.51

II GV

2. Late C15 or early C16. Originally the Abbots Hall but used as a non-conformist Chapel from C17 onwards. Built of granite. West end gable fronted with Saddlestone. Double pointed arched window with hood moulding and C16 granite entrance arch with hood moulding and carved spandrels. On the south wall are buttresses, an external chimney and an original window (now blocked). Attached granite forecourt wall which has 2 sets of rusticated gatepiers with ball finials. The original Mediaeval roof is said to be concealed under the coved plaster ceiling.

Listing NGR: SX4816374339

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
93387
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: 26 Mar 2002
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