BEDFORD HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1309283
Date first listed:
07-Sep-1951
Statutory Address:
BEDFORD HOTEL, PLYMOUTH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BEDFORD HOTEL, PLYMOUTH ROAD

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 48154 74359

Details

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
93470
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: 22 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/13217/01
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