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HER Number:MDV63672
Name:Warehouses, Lower Collins Road, Totnes


Pair of adjoining 19th century warehouses in Lower Collins Road.


Grid Reference:SX 799 606
Map Sheet:SX76SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTotnes
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOTNES

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76SE/224
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 428283

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAREHOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

Dick, A. M., 2001, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV343029.

Planning application for conversion to residential use in 2001. Other details: Slides in HER.

Green, T., 2008, North Gate Lodge, Castle Street, Totnes: Results of an Archaeological Desk-Based Study, 33 (Report - Assessment). SDV342884.

English Heritage, 2009, List of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV343181.

Pair of adjoining warehouses immediately north of Alpha Terrace in Collins Road in Totnes first listed on 8th June 1990. Warehouses built in the early 19th century and extended in the mid 19th century. Limestone and stone rubble with redbrick dressings. 2-span gable - ended roof clad in corrugated asbestos sheets. Plan: 2 adjoining warehouses, the longer right hand (east) warehouse is probably early 19th century; the left (west) warehouse was added in circa mid 19th century. The front and back walls are not parallel to fit the site which narrows to the west. Exterior: 3 storeys. 2 gabled front. Each has loading doors at centre on all floors, that on right with timber lintel and that on left with cambered brick arch and cast-iron hoist. Flanking the loading doors small square windows with cambered brick arch; ground floor windows blocked. All windows have late 19th or 20th century replacement frames. The west elevation has wide ground floor doorway with small loading door above. The east side has later lean-tos. Interior not inspected.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342884Report - Assessment: Green, T.. 2008. North Gate Lodge, Castle Street, Totnes: Results of an Archaeological Desk-Based Study. Southwest Archaeology Report. 060915. A4 Stapled + Digital. 33.
SDV343029Personal Comment: Dick, A. M.. 2001.
SDV343181List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2009. List of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest. Historic Houses Register. Unknown.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #97395 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV71566Part of: Warehouses at Bridge Court, Totnes (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4545 - Assessment of Northgate Lodge, Castle Street, Totnes

Date Last Edited:Jan 25 2013 3:51PM