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HER Number:MDV40171
Name:Bishops Tawton, Hall, Bakehouse & Coal Store


Detached bakehouse & coal store to the north of Hall house


Grid Reference:SS 585 271
Map Sheet:SS52NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBishop's Tawton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBISHOPS TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS52NE/11/3
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BAKERY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1986, Bishop's Tawton (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV80521.

Detached bakehouse and coal store approx 2m north of Hall House (see PRN 40170). Detached bakehouse and coal store. Mid 19th century. Roughly coursed stone rubble with hipped slate roof. Massive lateral stack to rear with offsets and tapered cap. Rectangular on plan, built into bank with basement forming coalshed. Bakehouse has 2-light window to left and two 3-light casements, 3 panes per light to right of 4-plank door. Flagstone floor and large cambered arched fireplace with segmental arched ovens to each side. Partition with larder fittings at left end. Coal stores have slated covered walkway from rear of main range.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV80521List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Bishop's Tawton. Historic Houses Register. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV40170Related to: Hall House, Bishop's Tawton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 23 2009 1:53PM