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HER Number:MDV23646
Name:1 and 2 Broadstone House, Broadstone, Dartmouth


Large house, late 18th century, subdivided into two houses in the early 19th century. Three storeys, symmetrical three-window front, outer windows are in full-height canted bays whilst centre windows are blind.


Grid Reference:SX 877 514
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOWNSTAL

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/98
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387171

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Built, XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1972, Dartmouth, 9 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV155627.

Devon County Council, 1975, Dartmouth - Walk about in the Conservation Area & Exploring Dartmouth and Kingswear, 35 (Article in Monograph). SDV352452.

Stephenson, G., 2001, Archaeological Desk Top Study: Flavel Centre, Dartmouth (Report - Assessment). SDV319967.

Ordnance Survey, 2008, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV340009.

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

Large house. Late 18th century, subdivided into 2 houses in the early 19th century. Flemish-bond red brick front, left side wall limestone rubble with brick dressings, rear wall plastered, and additions on right side are plastered or slate-hung timber-framing; stone end stacks with brick chimneyshafts and some old pots; hipped slate roof. Plan: double depth, 2 rooms wide, central entrance hall. No.1 is the early 19th century addition to right and No.2 has the original front doorway and most of the main house. Exterior: 3 storeys; symmetrical 3-window front. Outer windows in full-height canted bays whilst centre windows are blind; all have flat arches of gauged brick. Left bay has late 19th century front horned 4-pane sashes whilst right bay retains original front 16-pane sashes and side 8-pane sashes. Central front doorway (No.2) round-headed with open-pediment porch hood supported on timber columns with simple acanthus-leaf capitals; fielded-panel reveals, 6-panel door, and good fanlight with radial pattern of glazing bars. Secondary front doorway (No.1) into extension to right is a smaller and slightly plainer version. Left side wall (onto the street) has central round-headed windows with radial glazing bars to the upper floors. Rear is a symmetrical 3-window range; centre windows are 12-pane sashes with 3/6-pane sash to top floor and flanking windows are similar tripartite sashes. Interior: Good and unmodernised in both parts including large open-string stairs, plaster cornices, chimneypieces, and panelled doors.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV155627List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Dartmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 9.
SDV319967Report - Assessment: Stephenson, G.. 2001. Archaeological Desk Top Study: Flavel Centre, Dartmouth. Exeter Archaeology Report. Project 4995. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV340009Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2008. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84101 ]
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV352452Article in Monograph: Devon County Council. 1975. Dartmouth - Walk about in the Conservation Area & Exploring Dartmouth and Kingswear. Devon Town Trails: European Architectural Heritage Year. Paperback Volume. 35.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 21 2014 11:41AM