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HER Number:MDV23682
Name:13 Foss Street, Dartmouth


Shop with house above, late 18th or early 19th century, with 19th century timber two-bay shop front and right end recessed doorway.


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

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/135
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387259

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

No 13, Foss Street. Probably 18th century, 3 storey, plaster, one 3-light casement at 1st and 2nd floors, ogee bracket eaves cornice. 19th century wood 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.

Shop with house above. Late 18th/early 19th century, some 20th century alterations. Mixed construction; stone rubble party walls and plastered timber-framed front; left end stack with rendered brick chimneyshaft; slate roof. Plan: One room wide and 2 rooms deep with passage along right party wall. Exterior: 3 storeys; one-window range. Plastered front is lightly blocked out as ashlar. Ground floor has altered 19th century timber 2-bay shop front without glazing bars and right end recessed doorway, now containing a 20th century door. First and second floors each contain single mid 20th century three-light window without glazing bars. Timber modillion eaves cornice. Roof between adjoining properties. Interior not inspected but likely to be of interest. History: Foss Street represents the line of a medieval dam which included a tidal mill. The mill pond was filled in and developed around 1820-30, although houses had been 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: #84140 ]
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 12 2013 9:41AM