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Still House and Abbey Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Tavistock, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5485 / 50°32'54"N

Longitude: -4.1442 / 4°8'39"W

OS Eastings: 248184

OS Northings: 74281

OS Grid: SX481742

Mapcode National: GBR NW.GWXJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 276M.39J

Entry Name: Still House and Abbey Wall

Listing Date: 7 September 1951

Last Amended: 20 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105870

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93391

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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Listing Text

1.
5185 ABBEY WALK

Still House and
Abbey Wall (formerly
listed under
Plymouth Road)
SX 4874 4/6 7.9.51

II GV


2.
Mediaeval. The 'Still-House' is a small square tower in the south-east corner of
the Vicarage garden which was perhaps part of the infirmary buildings. Height about
20 ft. Built of granite with crenellated parapet and 4 centred arches windows with
hood moulding and spandrels, one with cinquefoil facing the river. East of this
there is a length of wall following the line of the River Tavy and originally forming
the southern boundary of the Abbey precincts. Crenellated wall about 14 ft in height
built of granite and incorporating one pointed arched granite doorway. Scheduled
Ancient Monument.


Listing NGR: SX4817774277

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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