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HER Number:MDV94147
Name:North Tawton Town Hall


Town Hall built in 1849. Constructed of sandstone ashlar with symmentrical three window front with two pedimented gables and a central arched door way with a keystone inscribed 'J Parish builder 1849'.


Grid Reference:SS 663 017
Map Sheet:SS60SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNorth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TOWN HALL (Built, XIX - 1849 AD to 1849 AD (Between))

Full description

Exeter Archaeology, 2001, Archaeological Assessment of North Tawton Flood Defence Scheme, 11 (Report - Assessment). SDV319171.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

Town Hall including area railings at front. Town hall. Dated 1849. Sandstone ashlar. Gable ended slate roof with 2 gables at front. Plan: double depth with central entrance hall and room either side. Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front with pedimented gables over the right and left-hand bays, the bays divided by stone pilasters and with stringcourses at the floor and eaves level. Original sash windows which have depressed 2-centred arched heads and projecting keystones. Ground floor right-hand window is C20 facsimile. Central doorway with similar arched head and keystone inscribed "J Parish builder 1849". C20 panelled double doors behind. Interior: not inspected. To include area railings at front left and right with spear heads to the shafts and stanchions.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319171Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of North Tawton Flood Defence Scheme. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.34. A4 Stapled + Digital. 11.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #109719 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 9 2014 9:11AM