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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.


List entry Number: 1309283



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: II

Date first listed: 07-Sep-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 93470

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List entry Description

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1. 5185 PLYMOUTH ROAD (south side)

Bedford Hotel SX 4874 4/82 7.9.51 II GV

2. East end circa 1725, west end Mid C19 on the site of the monastic buildings south of the Cloisters of Tavistock Abbey. The east end was built as a dwellinghouse by Jacob Saunders. Two storeys and basement stone ashlar 5 bays. Exterior now has castellated parapets and mullioned and transomed windows converted from the C18 sashes circa 1820. The interior of this part retains an early C18 panelled dining hall and staircase. The west end was added by the Bedford estate when the building was converted into a hotel in the middle of the C19. Three storeys stone ashlar in matching style with crenellated parapet 6 bays and crenellated porch. Some slate- hanging to rear elevation.

Listing NGR: SX4816274366

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National Grid Reference: SX 48154 74359


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