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HER Number:MDV16801
Name:Newton House, Tavistock

Summary

Stuccoed villa dating to the early 19th century. Formerly called Parkwood, now part of Kelly College.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 491 752
Map Sheet:SX47NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTavistock
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47NE/30
  • Old Listed Building Ref: 93463

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COUNTRY HOUSE (Early, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Parkwood' marked. Map object based on this source.


Kingdon, E. V., 1946, Tavistock Library, 230 (Article in Serial). SDV249293.

Parkwood House, Tavistock. Built at the end of the 18th century, it was used as a private school. Now part of Kelly College.


Reid, R., 1996, The Architectural Work of George Wightwick, 131 (Article in Serial). SDV336171.

Now known as Newton House. Built by Foulston and Wightwick between 1825 and 1827 for a Unitarian minister, whose wife and daughter established a boarding school. Doric style with tripartite windows and a four column porch.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

'Newton House' shown on Parkwood Road. Map object based on this source.


English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Circa 1830 stuccoed villa. Formerly called Parkwood, now part of Kelly College. Centre block 3-storey, side wings 2-storey. Parapet with raised centre and cornice. Five windows in all, some 3-light sashes with either brackets or anthemions. Doric porch with 4 columns. Rectangular fanlight and side lights


Frederick Sherrell Limited, Apr 2012, Proposed Olympic Swimming Pool at Kelly College, Tavistock, Devon, 5 (Report - Assessment). SDV359540.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV249293Article in Serial: Kingdon, E. V.. 1946. Tavistock Library. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 78. A5 Hardback. 230.
SDV336171Article in Serial: Reid, R.. 1996. The Architectural Work of George Wightwick. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 128. A4 Stapled. 131.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV359540Report - Assessment: Frederick Sherrell Limited. Apr 2012. Proposed Olympic Swimming Pool at Kelly College, Tavistock, Devon. Frederick Sherrell Ltd Report. 3751. Digital. 5.

Associated Monuments

MDV49670Related to: Kelly College, Tavistock (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6940 - Desk Study Report for proposed Olympic Swimming Pool at Kelly College, Tavistock (Ref: 3751)

Date Last Edited:Apr 20 2016 10:48AM