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HER Number:MDV23672
Name:11 and 12 Fairfax Place and 1 Hornhill, Dartmouth


Originally two shops to ground floor front with domestic accommodation behind and above, probably circa 1864, now united, with storerooms and accommodation above.


Grid Reference:SX 877 512
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishST.SAVIOURS

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/125
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387241

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1972, Dartmouth, 19 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV155627.

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

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

Includes 1 Hornhill. Two shops, now united, with storerooms and accommodation above. Probably circa 1864. Plastered timber-framing, disused stacks with no visible chimneyshafts; slate roof. Plan: Originally 2 shops to ground floor front with domestic accommodation behind and above. Exterior: 3 storeys; 2-window range. Ground floor has an altered late 19th century timber shop front which returns 2 lights round each side wall. Centre part recessed with doors either side of a single light. Right doorway now blocked by a window and left doorway contains a bottom-panelled glazed door. Plastered above with a 2-window front of 16 pane sashes. Timber eaves cornice with unusual enrichment includes a frieze of ball ornament over a fluted fascia with lozenges. Hipped roof. Side walls in same plain style and include some 12-pane sashes. House doorways to rear each side contain 20th century doors, the left one under a tall overlight with glazing bars. Interior not inspected. This was probably built at the same time as the ramp of Newcomen Road.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV155627List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Dartmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 19.
SDV340009Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2008. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84129 ]
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 11 2013 12:25PM