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HER Number:MDV106954
Name:The Old Police House, North Street, North Tawton


A two storey multi-coloured stone building, formerly a police station.


Grid Reference:SS 663 018
Map Sheet:SS60SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNorth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH TAWTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • POLICE STATION (Built, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Building on north side of Lakeway (now North Street) marked as Police Station.

Google, 2014, Google Streetview (Website). SDV355684.

Two storey multi-coloured stone building with a slight projecting plinth at the bottom. Full height projecting bay to the left of centre which is wider at ground floor level to accommodate a wider window with a string course under the first floor window The windows have stone cills and mullions. The ground floor windows have relieving arches above them as does the first floor window in the projecting bay. Gable ended slate roof with two small roofed gables at the front over. Slightly projecting chimney stacks at both gable ends, that at the east end projecting from the first floor only.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #66469 ]
SDV355684Website: Google. 2014. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 9 2014 9:06AM