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Former Town Gaol to Rear of Nos 22 and 23.

A Grade II Listed Building in South Molton, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0188 / 51°1'7"N

Longitude: -3.8313 / 3°49'52"W

OS Eastings: 271647

OS Northings: 125978

OS Grid: SS716259

Mapcode National: GBR L1.J375

Mapcode Global: FRA 26VF.C5P

Entry Name: Former Town Gaol to Rear of Nos 22 and 23.

Listing Date: 31 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106837

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96924

Location: South Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: South Molton

Built-Up Area: South Molton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: South Molton St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS7025-7125 (north west side)
- Former Town Gaol to
rear of Nos 22 and 23.


Built in 1838 replacing C17 gaol. Rubble, now lacking roof and derelict. 4 windows
to south with segmental heads, left hand are sashes with glazing bars, the other
2 casements. Door to left. No openings to rear and sides. Internal wall brick.
Plain stairs with metal balustrade. Included principally for historical interest.
Former exercise yard partly survives, partly obscured by later accretions.

Listing NGR: SS7164725978

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