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The Pimple

A Grade II Listed Building in Tavistock, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5421 / 50°32'31"N

Longitude: -4.1299 / 4°7'47"W

OS Eastings: 249177

OS Northings: 73535

OS Grid: SX491735

Mapcode National: GBR NX.H714

Mapcode Global: FRA 277M.NVM

Plus Code: 9C2QGVRC+R2

Entry Name: The Pimple

Listing Date: 20 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326203

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93538

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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The Pimple


Reservoir entrance. 1914, by Sir Edwin Lutyens, for the Duke of Bedford. Hurdwick stone Delabole slate tetrahedral roof with finial, bellcast, and moulded wooden eaves cornice. Triangular on plan. Circular plan plinth forming segmental sears on the three sides. Doorway on one side. This little building was built over the entrance on top of a reservoir on Whitchurch Down, which served Bedford estate houses and a house called Littlecourt [1910-1941], also designed by Lutyens.

Listing NGR: SX4917773535

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