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HER Number:MDV108530
Name:Medieval Market Place in Dartmouth


It has been suggested that the area of land now bounded by Smith Street, Crowther's Hill and Horn Hill was a medieval market place.


Grid Reference:SX 877 512
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MARKET PLACE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Waterhouse, R., Unknown, Dartmouth Conservation Area: Archaeology, 5 (Un-published). SDV355585.

Suggested that a medieval market place was located within the area of land now bounded by Smith Street, Crowther's Hill and Horn Hill which had direct access to the river on its east. The area was later infilled by houses but the irregularity thus created is still visible in the street plan.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355585Un-published: Waterhouse, R.. Unknown. Dartmouth Conservation Area: Archaeology. Digital. 5.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #67887 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 26 2014 10:27AM