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HER Number:MDV64539
Name:7- 19 North Street, North Tawton


Row of seven cottages, probably 18th century in date, although some may contain earlier fabric. Originally thatched with porch rooms, the thatch and porches were pulled down circa 1892 after a fire. North Street was formerly called Lakeway Street.


Grid Reference:SS 663 018
Map Sheet:SS60SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNorth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH TAWTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS60SE/118
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (Built, XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Row of cottages with projecting porches depicted on north side of Lakeway Street (now North Street).

Fulford Williams, H., 1960, Memories of a Devon Childhood, 307 (Article in Serial). SDV349325.

Lake Way, a street in North Tawton, was a line of cob cottages, thatched and with porch rooms supported on two oak pillars over the high cobbled side-walk. The thatch and porches were pulled down circa 1892, after a fire.

Exeter Archaeology, 2001, Archaeological Assessment of North Tawton Flood Defence Scheme, 10 (Report - Assessment). SDV319171.

Row of seven cottages. No 7 has a date stone reading 'John Loveday Durent 1711', although some may contain earlier fabric. No 19 is named 'Old Lakeway Cottage'.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319171Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of North Tawton Flood Defence Scheme. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.34. A4 Stapled + Digital. 10.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV349325Article in Serial: Fulford Williams, H.. 1960. Memories of a Devon Childhood. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 92. A5 Hardback. 307.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 8 2014 11:16AM