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Former Butchers Market Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Tavistock, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5499 / 50°32'59"N

Longitude: -4.1436 / 4°8'36"W

OS Eastings: 248235

OS Northings: 74432

OS Grid: SX482744

Mapcode National: GBR NW.GPJ2

Mapcode Global: FRA 276M.3JL

Plus Code: 9C2QGVX4+XH

Entry Name: Former Butchers Market Hall

Listing Date: 9 May 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271408

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487287

Location: Tavistock, West Devon, Devon, PL19

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Tavistock

Built-Up Area: Tavistock

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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78/4/10019 Tavistock
09-MAY-01 Former Butchers' Market Hall


Butchers' market. Circa 1860, for the 7th Duke of Bedford. Hurdwick stone rubble with granite and yellow brick dressings. Slate roofs with stone-coped gables at SE end and hipped at NW end.
PLAN: Two parallel ranges on NW-SE axis, cranked to ESE at SE end.
EXTERIOR: Single storey. SE end to Market Road, two bays with twin gables; tall vehicular entrances on ground floor with yellow brick depressed 2-centred arches and plank glazed doors; similarly arched windows above in gables. NW elevation facing Pannier Market has two smaller depressed 2-centred arch entrances infilled with shop fronts. Along ridge of roofs louvred ventilators.
INTERIOR open to braced tie-rod roofs.
NOTE: Built in about 1860 by the 7th Duke of Bedford as part of a development which included the Pannier Market, Town Hall, shops on Duke Street and the Police Station.

Listing NGR: SX4824074428

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