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HER Number:MDV23019
Name:White Hart Inn, East Street, Newton Abbot


Inn dated to the 18th century or earlier, re-fronted in the early to mid 19th century.


Grid Reference:SX 858 711
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishWOLBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/211
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • INN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Building marked as White Hart Inn on 1855-1895 1:500 town map.

Department of Environment, 1983, Newton Abbot, 14 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV298253.

No 8 (White Hart Inn) and stables, east street. 18th century. Two storeys stuccoed. Slate roof. Modillion cornice. Three sashes with glazing bars intact and moulded architraves, one of which is double and a blank panel. Ground floor has 19th century shopfront with 2 square bays and reused 6 panelled door. The Powderham Road elevation has a bridging section to the former stables at first floor level with a gable and one window. The stables are of two storeys stone with hipped slate roof, 2 fixed casements and unloading door.

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

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

White Hart Inn and Stables, 8 East Street. Inn. 18th century or earlier; refronted early/mid 19th century. Painted stucco, slate roof with tall rendered stacks to front slopes of gable ends; the stable to the rear is limestone rubble with a hipped slate roof. Double-depth plan with first-floor link to rear right stable block. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 3-window range. Modillion eaves cornice; early 19th century sash windows with 8/8 panes in forward frames at eaves level. To the ground-floor left is a blocked entrance with chamfered jambs, to the right is a window similar to those on the first floor. To left of centre is a set-back 6-panel door with raised and fielded panels to the top, flanked by two19th century single-storey rectangular bays connected by a continuous fascia and cornice. The window to the left has small panes, that to right has etched plate glass. The 2-storey stable to the rear has a wide, irregular-planked loading bay door with wrought-iron strap hinges. INTERIOR: altered; roof not seen. 21st June 1977.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV298253List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1983. Newton Abbot. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 14.
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).
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 28 2012 11:38AM