History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Two Entrance Lodges to John Heathcoats Lace Factory

A Grade II Listed Building in Tiverton, Devon

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384848

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485307

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 Paul, West Exe

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Find accommodation in
Tiverton

Listing Text


TIVERTON

SS9512 LEAT STREET, Tiverton
848-1/6/209 Two entrance lodges to John
12/02/52 Heathcoat's Lace Factory

GV II

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
tapering pots.
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.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.