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Lamp Standard on Traffic Island at Junction with St Peter Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Tiverton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9028 / 50°54'9"N

Longitude: -3.4892 / 3°29'21"W

OS Eastings: 295378

OS Northings: 112531

OS Grid: SS953125

Mapcode National: GBR LH.RKVL

Mapcode Global: FRA 36LQ.6H2

Plus Code: 9C2RWG36+48

Entry Name: Lamp Standard on Traffic Island at Junction with St Peter Street

Listing Date: 10 April 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384733

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485191

Location: Tiverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Tiverton

Built-Up Area: Tiverton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Tiverton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Streetlight

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SS9512 ANGEL HILL, Tiverton
848-1/6/107 Lamp standard on traffic island at
junction with St Peter Street
(Formerly Listed as:
Lamp stand on traffic island at
junction with Angel Hill)


Includes: Lamp standard on traffic island at junction with St
Peter Street ANGEL HILL.
Lamp standard. Dated 1878; by GS Bridgman. Cast-iron, standing
on a 4-tiered, chamfered stone plinth. The shaft is in Gothic
style, consisting of 2 super-imposed sets of clustered columns
with enriched capitals. From the upper of these spring 2 large
foliated scrolls carrying 3 lamps; the latter have been
renewed in late C20. The base, which is held together by an
iron strap, is carved with the inscription: ERECTED BY J LANE
ESQRE JP AD 1878. Below this in smaller letters is GS BRIDGMAN
ARCH. Mr John Lane, a Tiverton draper, had been mayor in 1869.
In that year he had paid for the new town hall clock, and in
1877 subscribed ยป1,000 towards the cost of the new Baptist
chapel in Newport Street (qv). The architect for the latter
was GS Bridgman of Torquay.
A good example of its type, prominently situated in the
historic town centre.

Listing NGR: SS9537812531

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