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HER Number:MDV23640
Name:7 Bayards Cove, Dartmouth


Port View House, now divided into flats, probably late 18th or early 19th century, possibly with an earlier core.


Grid Reference:SX 878 510
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishST.SAVIOURS

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/92
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387161

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1855-1895, First Edition 1:500 Town Map (Cartographic). SDV338879.

Map object based on this source.

Department of Environment, 1972, Dartmouth, 7 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV155627.

Probably 17th century altered, 4 storey rendered front, 2 sash windows at 2nd and 3rd floors, 2 pairs of sash windows at 1st floor. Upper storeys supported on cast iron columns. Central entrance, sash windows with centre glazing bars.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Map object based on this source.

English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

House, now divided into flats. Probably late 18th/early 19th century (possibly earlier core), some 20th century alterations. Mixed construction; side and back walls of stone rubble and front wall of roughcast timber-framing; brick and stone rubble end stacks and plastered brick chimneyshafts with old pots; slate roof. Plan: 2 rooms wide and 3 or 4 rooms deep. Exterior: 4 storeys. 2-window front of replacement horned sashes without glazing bars, pairs to ground and first floors. Recessed ground floor level behind iron columns supporting the first-floor front. Central front doorway contains original panelled door. Phoenix Insurance plaque on first floor. Stone steps up right return give access to upper-floor flats through 20th century doors, but most windows here are 19th century and include 3/6- and 6/3-pane sashes. Plain eaves to hipped roof. Interior: Not inspected but likely to be of interest.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV155627List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Dartmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 7.
SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital).
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV23634Part of: Bayards Cove, Dartmouth (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 5 2013 3:03PM