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HER Number:MDV22950
Name:Liberal Club, 7 Market Street, Newton Abbot


Liberal Club House purpose built in 1913, in Venetian Palazzo style.


Grid Reference:SX 858 713
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishWOLBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/234
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 464638

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (Early 20th Century - 1913 AD to 1913 AD (Throughout))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1983, Newton Abbot, 27 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV298253.

No 7, (Liberal Club), Market Street, Newton Abbot. Dated 1913. A purpose-built Liberal Club in Venetian Palazzo style. Three storeys rendered, the ground floor rusticated. Hipped slate roof. Ovolo moulding to cornice. Bands between floors. F our sashes with glazing bars intact to upper floor. First floor has central balustrade and 3 round-headed arches with ionic columns and windows set back. Ground floor has elaborate cornice on brackets. A good example of the genre.

Oakey, N. J., 2004, Bradley Lane, Newton Abbot: Desk Based Assessment, 20 (Report - Assessment). SDV338211.

Other details: Fig 3.

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

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

Liberal Club, 7 Market Street. Purpose-built Liberal Club house incorporating a separate office. Dated 1913. MATERIALS: incised stucco, painted freestone dressings, hipped slate roof with a moulded stack to the rear of the left return. STYLE: Italianate (Venetian Palazzo) style. PLAN: double-depth. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; symmetrical 5-window range. Elaborate returned modillion cornice with egg-and-dart frieze; moulded lintel strings to each floor; plate-glass sash windows to the second floor; cross windows to the first floor. The first-floor terminal windows have cartouche-scroll friezes and cornices formed by the stepped-forward lintel string; piano nobile has three cross windows behind a triple arcade supported by paired Ionic columns on a stone balustrade, the centre is stepped forward on brackets. Banded rustication to the ground floor; to the left is a hood on large moulded brackets over double 3-panel doors and a 3-pane overlight; the separate office has a tripartite plate-glass sash window to the right and a half-glazed door with a 3-pane overlight to the inside right. INTERIOR: not inspected. A distinguished but remarkably conservative facade for its date. Date listed: 22nd March 1983.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV298253List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1983. Newton Abbot. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 27.
SDV338211Report - Assessment: Oakey, N. J.. 2004. Bradley Lane, Newton Abbot: Desk Based Assessment. Archaeological Investigations Ltd. 646. A4 Stapled + Digital. 20.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83519 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4206 - Bradley Lane Assessment

Date Last Edited:Jul 15 2020 9:31AM