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Sir Francis Drake Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tavistock, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5507 / 50°33'2"N

Longitude: -4.1457 / 4°8'44"W

OS Eastings: 248084

OS Northings: 74522

OS Grid: SX480745

Mapcode National: GBR NW.GNZ2

Mapcode Global: FRA 276L.W66

Plus Code: 9C2QHV23+7P

Entry Name: Sir Francis Drake Public House

Listing Date: 7 September 1951

Last Amended: 20 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105785

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93498

Location: Tavistock, West Devon, Devon, PL19

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Tavistock

Built-Up Area: Tavistock

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Sir Francis Drake
Public House
(formerly listed as
Tavistock Rural
District Council
Office under
Plymouth Road)
SX 4874 4/111 7.9.51


Mid C19 building erected on or near the site of the "Great House" the C16 town house
of the Glanvilles. At the left hand end of the front is a granite 4-centred archway
with carved spandrels, most of which appears to be original and which stands in the
position of the ancient gatehouse. The building otherwise is Mid C19. Three storeys
stone rubble. Slate roof with crenellated parapet. Four mullioned and transomed
windows. Off-centre Victorian granite, 4-centred arch.

Listing NGR: SX4808474522

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