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HER Number:MDV84687
Name:Warehouse, Old Quay Street, Teignmouth


Mid 19th century warehouse, three storeys and basement with a two-storey, three-bay 20th century block to the north-west facade. It once stored salted cod brought back from Newfoundland.


Grid Reference:SX 937 729
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTeignmouth
Ecclesiastical ParishWEST TEIGNMOUTH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 461159

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAREHOUSE (Mid, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1855-1895, First Edition 1:500 Town Map (Cartographic). SDV338879.

'Old Quay Street' shown.

Devon County Council, 1975, Teignmouth Town Walk, 63 (Article in Serial). SDV352463.

Tall sandstone building now used as a store, which once housed salted fish bought back from Newfoundland.

Department of Environment, 1983, Teignmouth, 41 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV338952.

Wilson, V., 1994, Teignmouth Historic Walkabout (Pamphlet). SDV354751.

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

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

Warehouse (Formerly Listed as: Old Quay Street Warehouse used by Harris and Sons and Teignmouth.
Mid 19th century. Pebbledash, probably over red sandstone rubble, corrugated asbestos roof. Recangular plan. Exterior: three storeys and basement to the west, two-storey, three-bay 20th century block to the north-west facade. Six-window range to the east side. Segmental arches and iron bars across some two-light casement windows but mostly 20th century windows. The south gabled end has a flight of steps to a door to the left, 20th century windows to first and second floors, blocked to the third floor. Circa 1920 metal windows to the north-west block. Interior: not inspected. Historical note: included for its historical interest as a substantially complete dock warehouse in Teignmouth, the port trading in timber, granite, manganese, ball clay etc in the 19th century.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital).
SDV338952List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1983. Teignmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 41.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #108566 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV352463Article in Serial: Devon County Council. 1975. Teignmouth Town Walk. Devon Town Trails: European Architectural Heritage Year. Paperback Volume. 63.
SDV354751Pamphlet: Wilson, V.. 1994. Teignmouth Historic Walkabout. Leaflet.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 17 2014 11:13AM