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HER Number:MDV23680
Name:1 Foss Street, Dartmouth


Shop with house above, probably late 18th century with late 19th or early 20th century shop front.


Grid Reference:SX 877 513
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishST.SAVIOURS

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/133
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387252

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHOP (XVIII to XX - 1701 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1972, Dartmouth, 22 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV155627.

Foss Street (West Side) 1 and 3. Early 19th and 18th century respectively, 3 storey, stucco, lined and painted, (No 3 with gabled dormer and ogee bracket eaves cornice). 1 and 2 windows respectively at 1st and 2nd floors, flush frame sash windows, mainly now with centre glazing bars only. No 1, early 19th century shop front, No 3 modern shop front.

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.

Formerly Listed as: 1 and 3 Foss Street. Shop with house above. Probably late 18th century (20th century date of 1781 on front), with some 19th and 20th century modernisation. Mixed construction; stone rubble with plastered timber-framed front; no visible chimneyshafts; slate roof. Plan: One room wide and 2 rooms deep with passage to left. Exterior: 3 storeys; 2-window first-floor range. Plaster front lightly blocked out as ashlar. Late 19th/early 20th century shop front with some later modernisation, 3 lights separated by slender glazing bars. Shop door in canted recess and house door recessed at left end. House has 6-panel door under plain overlight. Central horned 4-pane sash windows to the upper floors, a pair to the first floor and single one to the second floor. Plain eaves to parallel gable-ended roof. Interior not inspected. History: Foss Street follows the line of a medieval dyke which dammed a tidal creek and included a tidal mill. The mill pool was filled in and developed around 1820-30, although houses were built along the Foss from the 17th century onwards.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV155627List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Dartmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 22.
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: #84138 ]
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV74732Related to: 3 Foss Street, Dartmouth (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 12 2013 9:07AM