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HER Number:MDV108707
Name:Tiverton Cemetery, Tiverton

Summary

Cemetery, opened in 1855, extended in 1895.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 957 135
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CEMETERY (XIX to XXI - 1801 AD to 2100 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Cemetery' is marked.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

'Cemetery' is marked.


Devon Gardens Trust, 2013, Devon Gazetteer of Parks and Gardens of Local Interest (Reg/Local list of Historic Parks and Gdns). SDV354335.


Lovie, J., 2013, Tiverton Cemetery (Un-published). SDV357986.

Victorian cemetery. 1855 with a later extension. The original section with a surviving chapel is interesting and merits inclusion.


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

'Tiverton Cemetery'and 'Cemetery' are marked.


Mid Devon District Council, 2014, Mid Devon Local List Register of Heritage Assets - Central, Tiverton Cemetery, Park Road, Tiverton (Local List - Register of Heritage Assets). SDV356890.

Tiverton Cemetery, Park Road, Tiverton.
Description: The southern part of the cemetery is within the Tiverton Conservation Area. The whole of the cemetery is an important open space in the town
Proximity to designated Heritage Assets:
Grade II listed Gates and gate piers at main entrance to Tiverton cemetery including boundary
Grade II listed Mortuary Chapel in Tiverton Cemetery
Grade II listed Monument to W R Haydon in Tiverton Cemetery

Grid Reference: 295732/113577
Source: Tiverton Conservation Area Appraisal


Mid Devon District Council, 2014, Register of Heritage Assets, Tiverton Cemetery, Park Road (Local List - Register of Heritage Assets). SDV356889.

Tiverton Cemetery, Park Road.
Importance: Important open public space.


Parks and Gardens Data Services Ltd, 2015, Parks & Gardens UK (Website). SDV357987.

The cemetery was opened in 1855, initially being used only for burial of the poor. By the 1860s, graves were also being bought by wealthier citizens, and the original site was nearly full by the mid-1880s. An extension opened in 1895.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV354335Reg/Local list of Historic Parks and Gdns: Devon Gardens Trust. 2013. Devon Gazetteer of Parks and Gardens of Local Interest. Historic Parks and Gardens - Register and Local List. Digital.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #68056 ]
SDV356889Local List - Register of Heritage Assets: Mid Devon District Council. 2014. Register of Heritage Assets. Mid Devon District Council. Digital. Tiverton Cemetery, Park Road.
SDV356890Local List - Register of Heritage Assets: Mid Devon District Council. 2014. Mid Devon Local List Register of Heritage Assets - Central. Mid Devon District Council. Digital. Tiverton Cemetery, Park Road, Tiverton.
SDV357986Un-published: Lovie, J.. 2013. Tiverton Cemetery. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.
SDV357987Website: Parks and Gardens Data Services Ltd. 2015. Parks & Gardens UK. www.parksandgardens.org. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV89123Parent of: Chapel, Tiverton Cemetery (Building)
MDV89119Parent of: Gates, Gate Piers and Boundary Wall, Tiverton Cemetery (Building)
MDV89122Parent of: Monument to W R Haydon, Tiverton Cemetery (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 18 2015 9:51AM