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Bedford Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Tavistock, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5492 / 50°32'57"N

Longitude: -4.1447 / 4°8'40"W

OS Eastings: 248154

OS Northings: 74360

OS Grid: SX481743

Mapcode National: GBR NW.GP7K

Mapcode Global: FRA 276M.33Q

Entry Name: Bedford Hotel

Listing Date: 7 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309283

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93470

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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Listing Text

1.
5185 PLYMOUTH ROAD
(south side)

Bedford Hotel
SX 4874 4/82 7.9.51

II GV

2.
East end circa 1725, west end Mid C19 on the site of the monastic buildings south of
the Cloisters of Tavistock Abbey. The east end was built as a dwellinghouse by
Jacob Saunders. Two storeys and basement stone ashlar 5 bays. Exterior now has
castellated parapets and mullioned and transomed windows converted from the C18 sashes
circa 1820. The interior of this part retains an early C18 panelled dining hall and
staircase. The west end was added by the Bedford estate when the building was
converted into a hotel in the middle of the C19. Three storeys stone ashlar in
matching style with crenellated parapet 6 bays and crenellated porch. Some slate-
hanging to rear elevation.


Listing NGR: SX4816274366

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

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