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HER Number:MDV89374
Name:The White Ball Inn, 8 Bridge Street, Tiverton


Public House, early 18th century or earlier, with later alterations. Shown as an hotel on mid to late 19th century Ordnance survey maps.


Grid Reference:SS 952 125
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 485233

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOTEL (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))
  • PUBLIC HOUSE (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'White Ball Hotel' shown.

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

'Hotel' shown.

Department of Environment, 1972, Tiverton, 13 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV52494.

Nos 2 to 14 (even), Bridge Street. Late 18th century, three storey, mainly stucco fronts. No 8, Inn, four flush frame sash windows, with glazing bars at upper floors, driveway through under, left, wood doorcase with pilasters, painted front, eaves cornice.

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

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

The White Ball Public House (formerly listed as: Bridge Street Nos.2-14 (even).
Public House. Early 18th century or earlier, with later alterations. Rendered front elevation, rear partly slate hung, rear wing stone rubble and brick. Slate roof. Stacks with brick shafts including rear right lateral stack that may be early. Cast-iron rainwater goods including one nicely-shaped hopper. Plan: L-plan. The main range has a carriageway through to the rear, rear left wing may have been used for stabling. Exterior: three storeys. 1:3-bay front the three bays symmetrical. This block has a platband and good 18th century pilastered doorcase with cornice, 20th century front door. Twentieth century high transomed casements to left and right of the front door but in earlier moulded surrounds. First floor 12-pane boxed sashes, second floor three-over-six-pane boxed sashes. The one-bay block to the left has a carriageway below windows that match the rest of the facade. Interior: not inspected.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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.
SDV52494List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Tiverton. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 13.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 22 2012 10:51AM