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Brutus Stone to Front of Nos 51/53

A Grade II Listed Building in Totnes, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4313 / 50°25'52"N

Longitude: -3.6859 / 3°41'9"W

OS Eastings: 280357

OS Northings: 60411

OS Grid: SX803604

Mapcode National: GBR QM.T6RJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 375X.7W2

Plus Code: 9C2RC8J7+GJ

Entry Name: Brutus Stone to Front of Nos 51/53

Listing Date: 16 March 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1235698

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426496

Location: Totnes, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Totnes

Built-Up Area: Totnes

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Totnes St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


1.
5180 FORE STREET
(North Side)
-----------
Brutus Stone to
front of Nos 51/53
SX 8060 SW 2/174

II

2.
Worn top of granite monolith set in pavement. Commemorated in local legend and
the gathering place for civic ceremonies. Before the raising of the street level,
an important topographical landmark of the Anglo-Saxon and Medieval town, which
may have marked the meting place of the Saxon witan or council of Totnes.


Listing NGR: SX8035760411

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

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