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HER Number:MDV22966
Name:11 Wolborough Street, Newton Abbot

Summary

Former inn dating to the 17th century or earlier, altered in the mid 19th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 857 711
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWOLBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/252
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1983, Newton Abbot, 38 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV298253.

No 11 Wolborough Street. Mid 19th century facade, probably to older building. Two storeys stuccoed. Slate roof. Two double sashes. Central elliptical arched doorway with keystone and 6 panelled door. Shopfront to left-hand side. The rear elevation has a plastered gable and a large external chimneystack in central portion.


Exeter Archaeology, 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Redevelopment at Wolborough Street, Newton Abbot, 2 (Report - Assessment). SDV310051.


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


Gent, T. H. + Leverett, M., 2007, Archaeological Assessment of the Proposed Redevelopment at Wolborough Street, Bank Street and East Street, Newton Abbot, 2 (Report - Assessment). SDV338207.


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


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

11 Wolborough Street. Inn, now a shop and art gallery. 17th century or earlier, altered mid 19th century. Painted stucco probably over a timber frame, slate roof with large external lateral stack to the gabled rear wing. 2-unit through-passage plan with central rear wing and long 20th century two-storey rear right wing. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 2-window range. Late 19th century paired plate-glass sash windows with horns to the first floor, 4-pane plate-glass shop front to left of ground floor, single-pane plate-glass window to the right. Central semi-elliptical arch (possibly a narrow carriageway) over very wide 19th century door with 2 rows of 3 panels. INTERIOR: to the rear right of the former through passage is a painted stone corbel supporting a chamfered axial beam. The first floor has a 17th century planked screen with ribbed moulding and chamfered arrises to the projecting planks on both sides. HISTORY: once known as The Bear Inn. 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. 38.
SDV310051Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Redevelopment at Wolborough Street, Newton Abbot. Exeter Archaeology. 01.07. A4 Stapled + Digital. 2.
SDV338207Report - Assessment: Gent, T. H. + Leverett, M.. 2007. Archaeological Assessment of the Proposed Redevelopment at Wolborough Street, Bank Street and East Street, Newton Abbot. Exeter Archaeology. 07.19. A4 Stapled + Digital. 2.
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).
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
  • EDV4214 - Wolborough Street, Bank Street & East Street, Newton Abbot

Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2012 12:39PM