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HER Number:MDV23077
Name:1 Drake Road, Tavistock

Summary

Three storey house, built circa 1830. Part of original frontage of Barley Market Street, before creation of Drake Road.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 481 745
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTavistock
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/149
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 93423

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Building shown on 19th century map on the south side of 'Barley Market Street'. An alley runs south on the east side of the building (which later became Drake Road).


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

Building on the west side of the road running south from Pym Street to Market Street.


Department of Environment, 1983, Tavistock, 13 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV272550.

Circa 1830. Three storeys roughcast under a slate roof. Three sashes. First floor windows have glazing bars and cornice and console brackets. Ground floor windows have shutters. Central doorcase with cornice, pilasters, lamp and bracket, panelled reveals and six panelled door, the top two panels cut away and glazed.


The Tavistock and District Local History Society, 1994, About Tavistock: An Historical Introduction and Six Town Walks, 62 (Monograph). SDV354806.

The house on the corner of Drake Road and Pym Street was formerly the Crown Inn. The old road level and cobbled surface, the original level of Pym Street before Drake Road was built, can be seen at front door level.


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. 13.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83640 ]
SDV344347Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 1997. Archaeological Assessment of Tavistock Sewer Overflows Scheme. Exeter Archaeology Report. 97.02. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5.
SDV354806Monograph: The Tavistock and District Local History Society. 1994. About Tavistock: An Historical Introduction and Six Town Walks. About Tavistock: An Historical Introduction and Six Town Walks. A5 Paperback. 62.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4597 - Assessment of Tavistock Sewer Overflow Scheme

Date Last Edited:Feb 13 2015 3:21PM