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HER Number:MDV45298
Name:Former Clare Rectory


Clare House is believed to be built on the site of Clare Rectory, mentioned in an early 17th century document.


Grid Reference:SS 954 127
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS91SE/197/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • VICARAGE (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Keene, B., 1992, Wall Footings, Clare Rectory, Tiverton (Worksheet). SDV349458.

A watching brief was undertaken during stabilisation and re-pointing of the garden walls at Clare House. It is not known whether the wall predates the house, which is said to lie on the site of at least one previous rectory, described in 1605 as 'all very ruinous but now repaired'.

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

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

House, now surgery. Believed to be 1816, built on the site of Clare parsonage

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV349458Worksheet: Keene, B.. 1992. Wall Footings, Clare Rectory, Tiverton. Devon County Sites and Monuments Register. Worksheet.

Associated Monuments

MDV45300Related to: Post-medieval Pottery, Clare House (Find Spot)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 25 2012 11:08AM