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HER Number:MDV90085
Name:1-3 The Plains, Totnes

Summary

An early 19th century terrace in Greek Revival style.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 805 603
Map Sheet:SX86SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTotnes
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOTNES

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COMMERCIAL OFFICE (Unknown date)
  • RESTAURANT (Unknown date)
  • TERRACE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

Google, 2013, Google Streetview (Website). SDV350787.

Theterrace is now in residential and commercial use as a restaurant and estate agents.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.


English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

Earlier 19th century terrace in Greek Revival style. Number 2, Fore Street (qv) forms the north end bay of the terrace. 3 storeys. Symmetrical façade with projecting end bays (Number 3 The Plains and Number 2 Fore Street). Fenestration 1:7:1. Stucco fronts; Number 1 retains rusticated ground floor. Welsh slate roof with moulded ridge stacks. End bays with plain pilaster strips on quoins. Plain cornices and panelled parapets; end bays with acroteria on quoins. Plain first floor band. Sill bands to second floor windows. Recessed sash windows with glazing bars; first floor windows with console- bracketed cornices; first floor windows of end bays with sidelights; ground floor window of Number 3, segmental arched with voussoirs and sidelights. Numbers 1 and 2, modern ground floor shops. Number 3, round-arched doorway with fluted Greek Doric quarter columns carrying cornice-head, radial fanlight and panelled door. Good cast iron balconies to first floor with anthemion decoration.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #109157 ]
SDV350787Website: Google. 2013. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV9104Related to: Lower Almshouses, The Plains, Totnes (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 14 2013 2:37PM