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HER Number:MDV22985
Name:Raised Pavement and Railings, Highweek Street, Newton Abbot


Early 19th century raised pavement and railings in front of St Mary's chapel and hall.


Grid Reference:SX 856 714
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGHWEEK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/129/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 464405

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PAVEMENT (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1983, Newton Abbot, 25 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV298253.

Raised pavement with railings in front of chapel of St Mary, Highweek Street. Early 19th century stone raised pavement about 8 ft in height. Two flights of stone steps and spear railings with urn finials at intervals.

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

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

Raised pavement with railings in front of Church of St. Mary and St. Mary's Hall. Raised pavement to the front of the former Church of St Mary, St Mary's Hall and Former Church of England Primary School. Circa 1823. Stone-coped rubble walls to raised pavement with granite steps and restored spearhead railings with urn finials; 2 stone piers to left. Forms a prominent feature in the streetscape and contemporary in date with St Mary's Hall and the 1826 remodelling of the Church of St Mary. 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. 25.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83555 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV20738Related to: Church of St. Mary, Highweek Street, Newton Abbot (Building)
MDV121195Related to: Cross at Highweek Chapel (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 1 2018 6:58PM