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HER Number:MDV60413
Name:The White Swan Inn

Summary

Site of an inn of at least late 18th century origin. Now occupied by the pannier market.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 495 190
Map Sheet:SS41NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGreat Torrington
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishGREAT TORRINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS41NE/40/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • INN (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Exeter Archaeology, 1997, Archaeological Assessment of the Torridge District Council Refurbishment to the Pannier Market, Great Torrington (Report - Assessment). SDV20617.

The market was constructed on land previously occupied by the White Swan Inn, which had stood on the site since at least 1795. Eight feet of garden to the east, today seen in the extra width of the south half of the pannier market, was previously let by the owners of the inn to a tallow chandler.


Exeter Archaeology, 2004, Archaeological assessment of land adjacent to Dartington Crystal, Great Torrington, 3 (Report - Assessment). SDV338048.

Site of late 18th century White Swan Inn.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV20617Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 1997. Archaeological Assessment of the Torridge District Council Refurbishment to the Pannier Market, Great Torrington. Exeter Archaeology Report. 97.72. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV338048Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2004. Archaeological assessment of land adjacent to Dartington Crystal, Great Torrington. Exeter Archaeology Report. 04.34. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3.

Associated Monuments

MDV11796Related to: Great Torrington Market House and Pannier Market (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4195 - Land Adjacent to Dartington Crystal, Great Torrington

Date Last Edited:Dec 14 2011 3:28PM