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Guildhall Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Totnes, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4321 / 50°25'55"N

Longitude: -3.688 / 3°41'16"W

OS Eastings: 280210

OS Northings: 60498

OS Grid: SX802604

Mapcode National: GBR QM.T66T

Mapcode Global: FRA 375X.71J

Plus Code: 9C2RC8J6+RR

Entry Name: Guildhall Cottage

Listing Date: 7 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236053

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426819

Location: Totnes, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

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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Guildhall Cottage
SX 8060 NW 1/44A
SX 8060 SW 1/44A 7.1.52.


Circa 1897, incorporating at the east end part of the Guildhall and prison buildings
of circa 1624 (see Guildhall). 1½ storeys. 3 bays on south side; 2 window gabled
front to Guildhall Yard on east side. Welsh slate roof with rendered masonry stacks.
Devonian limestone, random rubble, partly rendered. 3 gabled dormers, slate-hung
with decorated slate barge-boards. East bay and gabled east return with jettied,
slate-hung 1st floor; carried on corner by granite columns taken from the Exchange
built in 1616 and pulled down in 1878. Ground floor of south front with 3 light
casement windows and segmental arched doorway with modern door. 1st floor of east
front with 3 light casement windows with leaded lights. Old doorways at east end
in recessed entrance to former prison. Oak framed doorways with ogee mouldings.
Board and batten doors with wrought iron pegs and wrought iron reinforcement bars
to prison door. Prison windows to ground floor on east return with timber surrounds,
lintols and wrought iron grills. 1st floor plaque on return inscribed with list
of benefactors and building date 1624.

Listing NGR: SX8021060498

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