STILL HOUSE AND ABBEY WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1105870
Date first listed:
07-Sep-1951
Date of most recent amendment:
20-Dec-1983
Statutory Address:
STILL HOUSE AND ABBEY WALL, ABBEY WALK

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Location

Statutory Address:
STILL HOUSE AND ABBEY WALL, ABBEY WALK

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 48184 74280

Details

1. 5185 ABBEY WALK

Still House and Abbey Wall (formerly listed under Plymouth Road) SX 4874 4/6 7.9.51

II GV

2. Mediaeval. The 'Still-House' is a small square tower in the south-east corner of the Vicarage garden which was perhaps part of the infirmary buildings. Height about 20 ft. Built of granite with crenellated parapet and 4 centred arches windows with hood moulding and spandrels, one with cinquefoil facing the river. East of this there is a length of wall following the line of the River Tavy and originally forming the southern boundary of the Abbey precincts. Crenellated wall about 14 ft in height built of granite and incorporating one pointed arched granite doorway. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SX4817774277

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
93391
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.

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Date: 18 Sep 2002
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