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HER Number:MDV20067
Name:Range of buildings to south of Abbot's Tower, Buckfast Abbey

Summary

Range of houses, now in use as abbey offices. c1800 with C20 alterations. Cement-rendered; slate roof, gabled at ends; right end stack with rendered shaft, platband and old pot, axial stack to left of centre, rear lateral stack.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 741 673
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckfastleigh
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/68

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1982, Buckfastleigh. Provisional List, 3 (Report - Survey). SDV294383.

Circa late 18th cent range of houses. Rendered stone rubble. Probably built circa 1800 in connection with Samuel Berry's woollen mills.


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

Depicted on the modern mapping.


English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1292481 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

SX7467 BUCKFAST ROAD, Buckfast 1011-1/5/35 Range of buildings to south of 06/01/83 Abbot's Tower, Buckfast Abbey GV II
Range of houses, now in use as abbey offices. c1800 with C20 alterations. Cement-rendered; slate roof, gabled at ends; right end stack with rendered shaft, platband and old pot, axial stack to left of centre, rear lateral stack. Plan: single-depth plan with rear right outshut, interior re-partitioned and re-arranged for office use. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 5-window south front with C20 timber door at the left. 5 ground-floor sash windows, the left-hand sash 8 over 12 panes, the others 16-pane hornless. 2 first-floor left-hand gabled dormers with a 12-pane and 20-pane sash, the other 3 first-floor windows are 16-pane hornless sashes. The west gable end has probably C20 small-pane sash windows. Rear elevation has C19 and C20 timber windows and a C20 timber door. INTERIOR: modernised. Roof not inspected but might be of interest.
Listing NGR: SX7412567325

Sources / Further Reading

SDV294383Report - Survey: Department of Environment. 1982. Buckfastleigh. Provisional List. Unknown. 3.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #82660 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1292481.

Associated Monuments

MDV7809Related to: Abbots Tower at Buckfast Abbey (Building)
MDV7808Related to: Buckfast Abbey (Building)
MDV7783Related to: Lower Buckfast Woollen Mills (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 7 2014 12:25PM