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HER Number:MDV90273
Name:1 Leechwell Lane, Totnes


An early-mid 18th century cottage and slaughterhouse, altered in the early 19th century.


Grid Reference:SX 801 603
Map Sheet:SX86SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTotnes
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOTNES

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ABATTOIR (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1850 AD (Between))
  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

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

The building is currently used as a cottage.

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

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

Earlier-mid 18th century cottage and slaughterhouse, altered in the early 19th century. Mentioned in 1750 deed as "Dwellinghouse, slaughterhouse, linhay, stables and outhouses". The linhay (combined cattle shelter with haystore over) and outbuildings were converted into cottages circa 1880 (see Numbers 3-5 Leechwell Lane). 3 storeys. 2 windows. Hipped Welsh slate roof. Rendered front. Recessed sash windows and Yorkshire sashes with exposed boxing and glazing bars. Recessed doorway with narrow fanlight and panelled door.

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: #109205 ]
SDV350787Website: Google. 2013. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV92329Related to: 2, 4 and 5 Leechwell Lane, Totnes (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 14 2013 3:10PM