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HER Number:MDV21658
Name:51-53 Bannawell Street, Tavistock


Three two-storeyed mid 19th century houses, with cast iron balconies at first floor windows.


Grid Reference:SX 479 747
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTavistock
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/119

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TERRACE (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1855-1895, First Edition 1:500 Town Map (Cartographic). SDV338879.

Row of three houses shown.

Department of Environment, 1950, Tavistock UD, 4 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV256437.

Listed Grade III

Griffiths, D. M., 1983, 51 Bannawell Street, Tavistock (Correspondence). SDV350241.

Site visit on 22nd November 1983 to 51 Bannawell Street. Forms a terrace with nos 52 and 53. Two-storeyed mid 19th century houses, with cast iron balconies at first floor windows. The rows of tiles ranged round a granite block discovered by the owner had been removed at the time of the site visit, but they were possibly the setting for a metal stove. The tile was dated by John Allan to the late 18th or 19th century.

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

Timms, S. C., 21/11/1983, 51 Bannawell Street, Tavistock (Correspondence). SDV350239.

During digging out the basement floor at 51 Bannawell Street, to lower the floor level, a granite slab was uncovered, three feet by two and a half feet, surrounded by rows of plain red tiles. Several finds were also recovered.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV256437List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1950. Tavistock UD. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 4.
SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83159 ]
SDV350239Correspondence: Timms, S. C.. 21/11/1983. 51 Bannawell Street, Tavistock. Letter. A4 Single Sheet.
SDV350241Correspondence: Griffiths, D. M.. 1983. 51 Bannawell Street, Tavistock. Letter. A4 Single Sheet.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 27 2012 3:11PM