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HER Number:MDV78990
Name:St. Peter Street, Tiverton

Summary

One of the finest Georgian and early Victorian streets in Devon.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 954 126
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROAD (Unknown date)

Full description

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


Mid Devon District Council, 1995, Tiverton Conservation Area Partnership Scheme. Preliminary Application, 4, 5, 9 (Un-published). SDV346055.

A splendid exemplar of a Georgian development of terraced houses, St. Peter Street is the finest street in Tiverton, and one of the most unspoilt Georgian residential streets in Devon. The street has a strong sense of enclosure emphasised by its substantial tall 3-storey buildings with parapets, and the narrowness and curvature of the carriageway. There is a considerable wealth of good Georgian town houses in render or brick, with a particularly rich variety of doorcases. Earlier buildings of particular note are the early 17th century Great House and 18th century Amory House. Photos.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV346055Un-published: Mid Devon District Council. 1995. Tiverton Conservation Area Partnership Scheme. Preliminary Application. Mid Devon District Council Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4, 5, 9.

Associated Monuments

MDV79006Parent of: Lamp Standard, Angel Hill, Tiverton (Building)
MDV21601Related to: Amory House, 11 St Peter Street, Tiverton (Building)
MDV1366Related to: Great House of St George, Tiverton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 29 2015 11:42AM