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HER Number:MDV71743
Name:Doorway of Archway Bookshop, Church Street, Axminster


The dressed stone around the doorway of Archway Bookshop is reputed to come from Newnham Abbey.


Grid Reference:SY 296 984
Map Sheet:SY29NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

East Devon District Council, 2005, Untitled Source (Planning Application). SDV323142.

Other details: 05/1793/FUL.

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

The ground floor [of Archway Bookshop] has a medieval moulded two-centred arch doorway which is said to have come from Newenham Abbey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV323142Planning Application: East Devon District Council. 2005. Archway Bookshop, Church Street, Axminster; Rear Extension and Alterations. Unknown.
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV71723Part of: Archway Bookshop, Church Street, Axminster (Building)
MDV11222Related to: Newenham Abbey (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 20 2012 9:07AM