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Latitude: 50.9043 / 50°54'15"N
Longitude: -3.4922 / 3°29'31"W
OS Eastings: 295174
OS Northings: 112708
OS Grid: SS951127
Mapcode National: GBR LH.RC43
Mapcode Global: FRA 36KQ.CB0
Entry Name: Two Entrance Lodges to John Heathcoats Lace Factory
Listing Date: 12 February 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384848
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485307
Location: Tiverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Tiverton
Built-Up Area: Tiverton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Tiverton St Paul, West Exe
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS9512 LEAT STREET, Tiverton
848-1/6/209 Two entrance lodges to John
12/02/52 Heathcoat's Lace Factory
Pair of lodges to the Heathcoat lace factory (demolished).
c1820s. Flemish bond brick; natural slate roofs, gabled at
ends. Left-hand lodge preserves a brick stack with two old
The lodges flank the entrance to the Heathcoat factory
(rebuilt after a fire and not included).
EXTERIOR: single-storey lodges have deep eaves on brackets,
the gables treated as pediments on front and rear. The
left-hand lodge has a clock in the pediment; the right-hand
has a wooden roundel with a bust in relief of John Heathcoat.
Lodges have angle pilasters and platbands below the pediments.
Tall doorways on sides flanking road to factory. End walls
have 12-pane hornless sash windows, 2 on the elevation facing
the road and one on the rear.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORY: John Heathcoat took over a factory on the site in
1816, when be brought his manufactory from Loughborough to
Tiverton. Heathcoat played a major role in the development of
the West Exe area on the factory side of the River Loman.
The lodges have group value with Heathcoat's factory school.
Listing NGR: SS9517412708
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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