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Latitude: 50.5507 / 50°33'2"N
Longitude: -4.1464 / 4°8'46"W
OS Eastings: 248038
OS Northings: 74528
OS Grid: SX480745
Mapcode National: GBR NW.GNSK
Mapcode Global: FRA 276L.VX3
Entry Name: 7, Drake Road
Listing Date: 7 September 1951
Last Amended: 20 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1309400
English Heritage Legacy ID: 93422
Location: Tavistock, West Devon, Devon, PL19
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Tavistock
Built-Up Area: Tavistock
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
5185 DRAKE ROAD
(formerly listed as
SX 4874 4/155 7.9.51 No 11 Market Street)
Former brewery incorporating probable reused roof from Tavistock Abbey.
This forms the back range to Nos 10-12 Market Street and is almost concealed
behind it. Probably built late in C17 by Nicholas Hunt a maltster (Mayor 1683,
Senior Overseer 1704 and 1711) but incorporating an earlier roof probably from
the Abbey buildings. 1 storey to Drake Road elevation; 3 storeys stone ashlar
to Market Street elevation, connected by long flight of stone steps. 2
granite archways with 3-centred heads keystones, moulded spandrels and stop
moulded jambs. It retains 12 fine roof trusses with curved collars of massive
form, probably C16 and salvaged from one of the Abbey buildings. In early and
mid C18 this was a malthouse and later was part of a brewery.
Listing NGR: SX4803874528
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