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Betsy Grimbal's Tower, the Vicarage

A Grade I Listed Building in Tavistock, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.549 / 50°32'56"N

Longitude: -4.1452 / 4°8'42"W

OS Eastings: 248115

OS Northings: 74330

OS Grid: SX481743

Mapcode National: GBR NW.GP38

Mapcode Global: FRA 276M.2WZ

Entry Name: Betsy Grimbal's Tower, the Vicarage

Listing Date: 7 September 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326209

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93472

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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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 28/11/2011


5185
SX 4874 4/84
7.9.51


PLYMOUTH ROAD
(south side)
Betsy Grimbal's
Tower, The Vicarage

GV
I

Mostly C15. The Great Gate of the Abbey, west entrance to the precincts. Moulded
segmental arches, (one blocked) with flanking towers. Under the arch stands the
stone coffin found when the Chapter House was destroyed. The bones contained in it
are now in St Eustachius' Church (gv). Named after corruption of the Blessed Grimwald.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.


Listing NGR: SX4811574330

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