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HER Number:MDV56671
Name:Clay Cellar, Jetty Marsh Lane, Newton Abbot


19th century clay cellar.


Grid Reference:SX 861 720
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGHWEEK
Ecclesiastical ParishTEIGNGRACE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/286
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Harris, H., 1994, The Haytor Granite Tramway and Stover Canal, 55 (Monograph). SDV341541.

Long building at Jetty Marsh Lane. Originally a warehouse for coal and clay.

Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview, 27, figure 7 (site 16) (Report - Assessment). SDV336226.

British Waterways, 2001, Stover Canal Strategic Study, 3 (Report - non-specific). SDV341544.

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

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

Clay cellar, Jetty Marsh Road. Built between 1861 and 1889. Local stone rubble. Hipped and gable-ended roof , re-clad in corrugated asbestos sheets. Large single-storey rectanglar plan building , divided internally into two large compartments. Two wide entrances at the front now enclosed within 20th century outshut across the front. INTERIOR: Two compartments, each of seven bays open to the roof, which has king-post trusses with angle-struts. The clay cellar was built for the temporary storage of china clay brought here from West Golds Clay Mine and is a rare surviving building associated with this industry. Date listed: 9th August 2001.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336226Report - Assessment: Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D.. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.80. A4 Stapled + Digital. 27, figure 7 (site 16).
SDV341541Monograph: Harris, H.. 1994. The Haytor Granite Tramway and Stover Canal. The Haytor Granite Tramway and Stover Canal. A5 Paperback. 55.
SDV341544Report - non-specific: British Waterways. 2001. Stover Canal Strategic Study. British Waterways Report. Digital + A4. 3.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV56672Related to: Canal Quay, Jetty Marsh, Newton Abbot (Monument)
MDV21253Related to: Whitelake Quay, Newton Abbot (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4912 - Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site

Date Last Edited:Jul 14 2020 9:11AM