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HER Number:MDV91945
Name:16-34 Queen Street, Newton Abbot


Row of nine shops built circa 1840, now with 20th century shop fronts.


Grid Reference:SX 860 713
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishWOLBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHOP (XIX to Late 20th Century - 1801 AD to 2000 AD)

Full description

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

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

16-34 Queen Street. Row of nine shops. Circa 1840. Painted stucco, continuous slate roof with stacks to party walls, some moulded, some rendered, others truncated. Double-depth plans with rear additions. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 18-window range, with individual units of 2, 3 and 4-window range articulated by rusticated quoins. Modillion cornice; moulded architraves and bracketed sills, those to the first floor have cornices and ears, some have shoulders; 6/6-pane sash windows without horns to the upper floors except No.26 which is 4-window range with late 19th century plate-glass sashes and No.34 which has 2 plate-glass sashes to the first floor. 20th century shop fronts. INTERIOR: not inspected. Although the ground floors have been altered, this remains as an imposing commercial terrace design which dates from the major years of Newton Abbot's expansion circa 1840-60 under the Courtenays. Date listed 11th December 1996.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #109436 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 14 2020 1:10PM