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HER Number:MDV23085
Name:Exeter Inn, 1 King Street, Tavistock

Summary

Now the British Legion Club, the Exeter Inn was built in the 18th century as a coaching house.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 480 744
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTavistock
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/159
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 93435

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • INN (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Exeter Inn' marked.


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

Shown as 'Inn'.


Ordnance Survey, 1973, SX4874 (Cartographic). SDV344411.

Shown as 'Club' on 1973 map.


Department of Environment, 1983, Tavistock, 17 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV272550.

Eighteenth century. Formerly the Exeter Inn, a coaching house. Three storeys, three window stuccoed front. Slate roof. Doorcase has open pediment on brackets, panelled door and reveals.


The Tavistock and District Local History Society, 1994, About Tavistock: An Historical Introduction and Six Town Walks, 28, 61 (Monograph). SDV354806.

This was the Exeter Inn, Tavistock's second most important inn in the 19th century. It is now the British Legion Club.


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


West Devon Borough Council, 2009, Tavistock Conservation Area Management Plan, 39 (Report - non-specific). SDV351411.


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. 17.
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: #83649 ]
SDV344347Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 1997. Archaeological Assessment of Tavistock Sewer Overflows Scheme. Exeter Archaeology Report. 97.02. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5.
SDV344411Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1973. SX4874. Ordnance Survey 1:2500 Map. Map (Paper).
SDV351411Report - non-specific: West Devon Borough Council. 2009. Tavistock Conservation Area Management Plan. West Devon Borough Council Report. a4 Stapled + Digital. 39.
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. 28, 61.

Associated Monuments

MDV23086Related to: Market House Inn, 2 King Street, Tavistock (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4597 - Assessment of Tavistock Sewer Overflow Scheme

Date Last Edited:May 20 2019 10:12AM