HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.

HER Number:MDV35409
Name:29 High Street, Totnes


An early 17th century merchant's house of "deux corps de batiments" type remodelled in the mid 19th century.


Grid Reference:SX 801 604
Map Sheet:SX86SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTotnes
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOTNES

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX86SW/163
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHOP (Unknown date)
  • HOUSE (XVII to XIX - 1601 AD to 1875 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1978, Totnes, 50 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV342722.

Dated 16/03/1978. Number 29 High Street (Butterwalk). Earlier 17th century merchant's house of "deux corps de batiments" type remodelled mid 19th century but retaining small court (now roofed in) and separate kitchen block. 3 storeys. 1 window with 1 window return (first and second floor) to Butterwalk. Hipped Welsh slate roof. Slate-hung, timber-framed first and second floors with coved eaves cornice. Architraved sash windows with side lights. Ground floor loggia over pavement (forming east end of Butterwalk) carried on modern, timber columns. Modern shopfront. Gabled rear facade with plastered and jettied front. Interior retains open 17th century staircase to upper floors with closed string, turned balusters, square newels with ball finials and moulded handrail. Reused early 17th century panelling (attic) and muntin and plank partition (second floor).

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

Google, 2013, Google Streetview (Website). SDV350787.

The building is currently used as a shop.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342722List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1978. Totnes. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 50.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #88570 ]
SDV350787Website: Google. 2013. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 5 2014 1:20PM