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HER Number:MDV92328
Name:10 South Street, Totnes

Summary

Possibly late 14th century defensive tower on the circuit of the town wall, rebuilt following partial demolition during the late 19th century.

Location

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

  • TOWER (XIV to XXI - 1350 AD to 2012 AD (Between))

Full description

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

The building is currently in residential use.


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


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

10 South Street (North side)
Possibly late 14th century defensive tower on the circuit of the town wall, rebuilt following partial demolition during the late 19th century. Referred to as "the little house on the walls" close by the Shambles Gate in 1462. Three-and-a-half storeys. One window to main north front. Hipped Welsh slate roof. Devonian limestone, random rubble to south façade; pebbledash rendering to other faces, partly slate-hung on east side. Recessed sash windows. Recessed doorway with plain surround and boarded 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: #109522 ]
SDV350787Website: Google. 2013. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 14 2013 2:51PM