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HER Number:MDV35440
Name:56 High Street, Totnes


Early 19th century refronting of an older building. This building was the Devon and Cornwall Bank in 1863.


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/192
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (Unknown date)
  • SHOP (Unknown date)
  • BANK (FINANCIAL) (XIX - 1850 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1978, Totnes, 73 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV342722.

Number 56 High Street (south side). Early 19th century refronting of older building. The Devon and Cornwall Bank in 1863. Forms a pair with Number 54. Two and a half storeys. One window. Welsh slate roof. Gabled, timber-framed, plastered front. First and second floors with architraved sash windows with sidelights and glazing bars. Ground floor loggia over pavement carried on wooden Doric columns. Modern shopfront (citing M. Laithwaite).

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. 73.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #88601 ]
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 1:17PM