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HER Number:MDV35436
Name:48 High Street, Totnes


An early 19th century town house.


Grid Reference:SX 800 604
Map Sheet:SX86SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTotnes
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOTNES

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX86SW/188
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1978, Totnes, 72 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV342722.

Number 48 High Street (south side). Formerly listed as the National Provincial. Early 19th century town house. 3 storeys. Double-fronted with 5 windows. Hipped Welsh slate roof with projecting boxed-out eaves and rendered stacks. Plastered front with plain bands at floor levels. Plinth. Slightly recessed sash windows with exposed boxing and glazing bars; second floor with 3 blind windows; ground floor windows with side lights and plain surrounds. Entrance with good wooden doorcase with pilasters carrying open pediment with dentil cornice; round arched doorway with patterned fanlight and raised and fielded 8 panel door. Interior with early 19th century staircase. Ground floor front room with plaster dentil cornice.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342722List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1978. Totnes. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 72.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #88597 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 5 2014 1:17PM