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HER Number:MDV23038
Name:The Swan Inn, 4 Highweek Street, Newton Abbot

Summary

Inn probably built in the 18th century with a 19th century façade.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 857 713
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGHWEEK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/233
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • INN (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1983, Newton Abbot, 24 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV298253.

No 4 (The Swan Inn), Highweek Street. Early to mid 19th century front to older structure. Two storeys stuccoed. Five windows. Slated roof with dormer. Crowning entablature and block swept up to pediment in centre. Two round-arched doorways to ground floor. Rounded corner to north.


Exeter Archaeology, 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Redevelopment at Wolborough Street, Newton Abbot, 3 (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.

The Swan Inn, 4 Highweek Street. Inn. Early 19th facade probably to 18th century structure. Painted render and freestone dressings, slate roof with 2 ridge stacks. Double-depth plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; symmetrical 5-window range. Moulded eaves cornice and blocking course which is returned along the curved left-hand corner; eaves band. First-floor sill band and plinth. The first floor has 4/4-pane sash windows; the open-pedimented central bay is stepped slightly forward with a semicircular-arched window. Ground-floor windows are early 20th century plate-glass with 2-pane overlights, 2 windows to the left and one to the right. The central door has a semi-elliptical arch and a 4-panel door to the far right has a semicircular arch and radial glazing bars to the fanlight. 4 small gabled dormers. INTERIOR: ground floor is altered but appears to have a boxed-in axial beam; upper floors not seen. Date listed: 6th June 1972.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV298253List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1983. Newton Abbot. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 24.
SDV310051Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Redevelopment at Wolborough Street, Newton Abbot. Exeter Archaeology. 01.07. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3.
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 2:14PM