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HER Number:MDV23129
Name:Woburn Terrace, Plymouth Road, Tavistock


Two terraces, each of four houses, mid-19th century. Each house has a projecting gable with circular window, 38-44 have three-storey gables.


Grid Reference:SX 478 741
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTavistock
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/202
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 93491

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TERRACE (XIX - 1840 AD to 1860 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1855-1895, Towns 1855-95 1:500 (Cartographic). SDV348147.

'Woburn Terrace' marked.

Devon County Council, 1975, Tavistock Town Walk, 91 (Article in Monograph). SDV352474.

The town walk refers to these and Endsleigh Terrace as the Bedford Villas, built by the Bedford estate in the 19th century as a speculative housing development.

Department of Environment, 1983, Tavistock, 36 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV272550.

Numbers 30 to 44, Plymouth Road. Also known as numbers 1 to 18 (consec) Woburn Terrace. Circa 1850. Two stuccoed terraces, each of 4 houses. Slate roofs. Each house has a projecting gable with circular window. Numbers 38-44 have 3-storey gables. Niches on return walls of these projecting wings. Quoins. House numbers are on circular sunk panels in gables. Mainly 3 windows to each house. Some built on conservatories.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV272550List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1983. Tavistock. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 36.
SDV348147Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. Towns 1855-95 1:500. Towns 1855-95 1:500. Digital.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83694 ]
SDV352474Article in Monograph: Devon County Council. 1975. Tavistock Town Walk. Devon Town Trails: European Architectural Heritage Year. Paperback Volume. 91.

Associated Monuments

MDV23130Related to: Endsleigh Terrace, Plymouth Road, Tavistock (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 15 2019 9:23AM