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HER Number:MDV89155
Name:Three Lamp Standards in St Peter's Churchyard, St Peter Street, Tiverton


Three cast-iron lamp standards in St Peter's churchyard, probably mid or late 19th century, although the lamps may be later.


Grid Reference:SS 954 128
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LAMP POST (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

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

Lamp post (L.P.) shown to south of church.

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

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

Three cast-iron lamp standards in St Peter's churchyard, lying respectively about 15 metres south of the south porch, 17 metres south-east and 21 metres north-east of the chancel, of different designs. Probably mid or late 19th century; the lamps may be later. Lamp standard south-east of south porch has square pedestal with open trellis work; twisted shaft. That south-east of chancel has octagonal bass and twisted shaft. That north-east of chancel has round tapered pedestal and reeded, lily-like shaft; attached to it is a plate commemorating John Thomas and Samuel Tanton, 1977.

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

MDV50030Part of: St Peter's Churchyard (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 22 2012 10:01AM