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HER Number:MDV84722
Name:Entrance Wall and Gate Piers to East of Yannon Towers

Summary

Mid 19th century walls and gate piers at the former entrance to Yannon, on Exeter Road.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 936 735
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTeignmouth
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWEST TEIGNMOUTH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 461122

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GATE PIER (Mid, XIX - 1851 AD to 1851 AD (Throughout))
  • WALL (Mid, XIX - 1851 AD to 1851 AD (Throughout))

Full description

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

Map object based on this source.


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

Map object based on this source.


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

Entrance wall and gate piers to east of Yannon Towers (Formerly Listed as: Exeter Road, Wall and gate piers to Yannon Towers).
Wall and gate piers. 1851. Granite. The flanking walls, approximately 3 metres high, curve forward for approximately 8 metres terminating in square-section piers with stepped pyramidal caps and pintles to former gates. To the centre of each flanking wall are blocked openings with chamfered voussoirs to flat arches. The right-hand gate pier is leaning at an angle.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV84721Related to: Yannon Towers, Exeter Road, Teignmouth (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 7 2012 12:01PM