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HER Number:MDV23647
Name:Broadstone Conduit

Summary

Round-headed alcove provided for tap and drain at ground level, set in oblong block of masonry. Above the alcove is a recut sandstone plaque representing the town seal and the date 1519.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 877 515
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOWNSTAL

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/99
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387172

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CONDUIT HEAD (XVI to XX - 1519 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'W.T.' (Water Tap) shown. Map object based on this source.


Department of Environment, 1972, Dartmouth, 10 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV155627.

Broadstone Conduit. Worn tablet with town arms and date which may be 1519, set in snecked rubble masonry above small low level niche formerly with water supply. Cope with rendered battlements, above 6 feet high. In wall at junction with Clarence Street.


Devon County Council, 1975, Dartmouth - Walk about in the Conservation Area & Exploring Dartmouth and Kingswear, 36 (Article in Monograph). SDV352452.

Several old conduit heads survive in the town, at South Town, Broadstone and South Ford Road, for example.


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.

Broadstone conduit, at west end of No 47 Clarence Street (No.47 not included). Water conduit. Dated 1519, probably refurbished in 19th century, plaque recut in late 20th century. Snecked local limestone with sandstone detail, mended with concrete. Round-headed alcove provided for tap and drain (both now blocked) at ground level, set in oblong block of masonry. Above the alcove is a recut sandstone plaque representing the town seal and the date 1519. Sandstone cornice above mended with concrete and the top is obscured with ivy, hiding parapet.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV155627List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Dartmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 10.
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.
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. 36.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 21 2014 2:30PM