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HER Number:MDV90309
Name:16 Leechwell Street, Totnes


Early 19th century, three storey building. The Ordnance Survey mapping of 1855-1895 shows the building marked as the 'Crown and Anchor Inn'. Apparently subdivided during conversion works noted in 2013, tree ring dating evidence from 16a revealed felling date of winter 1574/5.


Grid Reference:SX 799 602
Map Sheet:SX76SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTotnes
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOTNES

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Unknown date)
  • INN (Unknown date)
  • BUILDING (XIX - 1801 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Crown & Anchor Inn' is marked.

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

'Inn' is marked.

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

'Inn' is marked.

Alcock, N. + Tyers, C., 2012, Tree Ring Date List 2012, 78-106 (Article in Serial). SDV361639.

Tree ring darting evidence noted from 16a Leechwell Street (SX 800 603); Felling date of winter 1574/5.

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

The building is depicted with conversion works in progress (scaffolding). The building is being converted for residential use.

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

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

Earlier 19th century. 3 storeys. 2 windows. Modern slate roof with gable stacks and bracketed eaves. Roughcast rendering. Recessed sash windows with glazing bars; 3 light ground floor windows; first and second floor windows with modern shutters. Recessed doorway with panelled door.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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).
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: #109219 ]
SDV350787Website: Google. 2013. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
SDV361639Article in Serial: Alcock, N. + Tyers, C.. 2012. Tree Ring Date List 2012. Vernacular Architecture. 43. Digital. 78-106.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 1 2018 7:57AM