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HER Number:MDV23084
Name:Duke of Bedford Statue, Guildhall Square, Tavistock

Summary

Statue of Francis, seventh Duke of Bedford. Bronze standing figure on circular stone pedestal, the metal from local mines.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 482 744
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTavistock
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/158
  • Old Listed Building Ref: 93434
  • Old SAM Ref: 29679

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

'Duke of Bedford's Statue' marked. Map object based on this source.


Department of Environment, 1983, Tavistock, 16 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV272550.

Duke of Bedford statue, Guildhall Square. Francis seventh Duke of Bedford. Bronze standing figure on circular stone pedestal, the metal from local mines. The seventh Duke was responsible for many of the public buildings of Tavistock.


The Tavistock and District Local History Society, 1994, About Tavistock: An Historical Introduction and Six Town Walks, 23, 46 (Monograph). SDV354806.


Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 2001, Tavistock Abbey (Schedule Document). SDV344375.

Excluded from scheduling but ground beneath is included.


West Devon Borough Council, 2009, Tavistock Conservation Area Management Plan, 11, 37-38 (Report - non-specific). SDV351411.


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

Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV272550List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1983. Tavistock. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 16.
SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344375Schedule Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 2001. Tavistock Abbey. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Stapled.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV351411Report - non-specific: West Devon Borough Council. 2009. Tavistock Conservation Area Management Plan. West Devon Borough Council Report. a4 Stapled + Digital. 11, 37-38.
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. 23, 46.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 13 2015 9:36AM