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Latitude: 50.5498 / 50°32'59"N
Longitude: -4.144 / 4°8'38"W
OS Eastings: 248201
OS Northings: 74422
OS Grid: SX482744
Mapcode National: GBR NW.GPDT
Mapcode Global: FRA 276M.3C4
Entry Name: Abbey Gatehouse
Listing Date: 7 September 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1105833
English Heritage Legacy ID: 93407
Location: Tavistock, West Devon, Devon, PL19
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Tavistock
Built-Up Area: Tavistock
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
5185 BEDFORD SQUARE
SX 4874 4/24 7.9.51
Late C12 with C15 additions restored 1824. Two storeys. Two pointed arched windows
with hood mouldings. The fine C12 arches remain. The upper room (now the Tavistock
Library) was originally approached by an external staircase on the north side. The
Gatehouse was altered and thoroughly restored by John Foulston when it was converted
into the Tavistock Library (founded 1799) in 1829. Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Listing NGR: SX4820174422
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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