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HER Number:MDV23064
Name:Lloyds Bank, Bedford Square and 3-4 Drake Road, Tavistock

Summary

Elaborate Art Nouveau corner building of Hurdwick stone coursed rubble with Bath stone dressings, dated 1909.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 481 744
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTavistock
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/136
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 93404

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BANK (FINANCIAL) (Early, XX - 1909 AD to 1909 AD)

Full description

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

Narrow lane marked 'Post Office Lane' shown on the site of Drake Road.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Drake Road shown running north from Bedford Square.


Department of Environment, 1983, Tavistock, 7 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV272550.

Lloyds Bank, Bedford Square, includes numbers 3, 3a and 4 Drake Road. Dated 1909. Elaborate Art Nouveau corner building of Hurdwick stone coursed rubble with Bath stone dressings. Slate roof having curved corner with metal finial. Cornice with ovolo moulding. Gable with oriel window. Three mullioned or mullioned and transomed windows to first floor on front elevation and granite pilastered ground floor. Corner curved window with ionic half columns to second floor windows and pilasters to first floor. Ground floor has Ionic half columns. Drake Road elevation has two gables with oriels beneath and three other windows.


Exeter Archaeology, 1997, Archaeological Assessment of Tavistock Sewer Overflows Scheme, 5 (Report - Assessment). SDV344347.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV272550List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1983. Tavistock. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 7.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83626 ]
SDV344347Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 1997. Archaeological Assessment of Tavistock Sewer Overflows Scheme. Exeter Archaeology Report. 97.02. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4597 - Assessment of Tavistock Sewer Overflow Scheme

Date Last Edited:Sep 28 2012 2:15PM