Collections held: Police
Dates: 1800-1849, 1850-1899, 1900-1949
Tavistock Museum is a town museum located in the historic Court Gate. The entrance is in Guildhall Square.
It is open Monday - Saturday, 11.00am to 3.00pm, from Easter Saturday until the end of October. At other times it is closed except by arrangement.
We have a set of wooden town stocks (3 persons), a Tavistock police truncheon and some photographs of police personnel over the years. The museum is next to the former town police station and courthouse, now owned by the Tavistock Town Council.
Tavistock PL19 0AE
Any publications or other relevant material about the collection / history of the organisation?
'The Beat on Western Dartmoor' by local author Simon Dell about the Tavistock Police.
The building next to the Museum is a former police station and courthouse Grade 2 listed.
Currently owned by Tavistock Town Council
Who can access the collection?
Public (by appointment only)
How big is the collection?
|Photographs:||Less than 10|
|Objects:||Less than 10|