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Two Entrance Lodges to John Heathcoats Lace Factory

A Grade II Listed Building in Tiverton, Devon

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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

Plus Code: 9C2RWG35+P4

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

ID on this website: 101384848

Location: Tiverton, Mid 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

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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
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

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