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Fitzford Gatehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Tavistock, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5449 / 50°32'41"N

Longitude: -4.1529 / 4°9'10"W

OS Eastings: 247555

OS Northings: 73897

OS Grid: SX475738

Mapcode National: GBR NW.H13F

Mapcode Global: FRA 275M.KWK

Entry Name: Fitzford Gatehouse

Listing Date: 7 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105824

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93481

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

1.
5185 PLYMOUTH ROAD
(west side)

Fitzford Gatehouse
SX 47 SE 2/94 7.9.51

II GV


2.
C16 and 1871. Fitzford was the seat of the Fitz family from the C15 to early in the
C17, (see also Fitz monument in Parish Church). The remains of the mansion were
demolished in the Mid C19. The gatehouse was rebuilt stone by stone in 1871. It is
a 3-storey rectangular building with granite ashlar front and local stone at sides
and back. Castellated parapet and moulded stringcourses. Carved gargoyles. Four
centred granite arch to doorway with oak-leaf carving to spandrels. Inner arch 3
centred. Two and three-light stone mullioned windows with hood moulding. In use as
dwellinghouse.


Listing NGR: SX4755573897

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