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HER Number:MDV80124
Name:Carved Stone by Steps to Rear of The Ordulph Arms

Summary

Re-used block of decorated stone at the foot of steps to the rear of the Ordulph Arms, revealed during archaeological monitoring.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 480 745
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTavistock
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CARVED STONE (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

O'Connor Thompson, S., 2006, Report on Archaeological Investigations at Land to Rear of The Ordulph Arms, Pym Street and Drake Road, Tavistock, Devon, 8, 15; figure 2; Plates 2-3. (Report - Evaluation). SDV347327.

Decorated stone set in left hand side of entrance to stone steps to rear of the Ordulph Arms. The decoration comprises a stylised geometric quatrefoil 110 millimetres square. Probably re-used from either the 'Great House' and/or the Abbey before that, though some re-used moulded or decorated stone in Tavistock is believed to come from the medieval Guildhall. To be preserved in situ. Map object based on this Source.


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV347327Report - Evaluation: O'Connor Thompson, S.. 2006. Report on Archaeological Investigations at Land to Rear of The Ordulph Arms, Pym Street and Drake Road, Tavistock, Devon. A4 stapled + Digital. 8, 15; figure 2; Plates 2-3..

Associated Monuments

MDV80123Related to: Steps to Rear of Ordulph Arms, Tavistock (Monument)
MDV80122Related to: The Great House, Tavistock (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5090 - Archaeological Monitoring on Land to the Rear of The Ordulph Arms, Tavistock

Date Last Edited:Oct 26 2012 9:01AM