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HER Number:MDV23683
Name:15 Foss Street, Dartmouth


Shop with house above, probably early 19th century, with rebuilt 19th century timber two-bay shop front and central shop doorway with 19th century door and fanlight with Y-tracery glazing bars.


Grid Reference:SX 876 514
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishST.SAVIOURS

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/136
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387260

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Department of Environment, 1972, Dartmouth, 23 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV155627.

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. Probably early 19th century, some 20th century alterations. Mixed construction; stone rubble party walls and plastered timber-framed front, rear hung with asbestos slate; gable-end stacks with brick chimneyshafts and some old pots; slate roof. Plan: 2 rooms wide and 2 rooms deep. Exterior: 3 storeys and attic; 2-window first-floor range. Plastered front is lightly blocked out as ashlar. Ground-floor front has house doorway to left, now containing 20th century glazed door, and rebuilt 19th century timber 2-bay shop front with glazing bars and central shop doorway with 19th century top-glazed 6-panel door and fanlight with Y-tracery glazing bars. 2-window front above of 16-pane sashes, larger ones on the first floor. Plain eaves to gable-ended roof containing 20th century flat-roofed dormer. Left gable end is slate-hung. Rear hung with asbestos slates at second-floor level and includes a 19th century four/eight-pane sash window and canted bay at first-floor level. 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. 23.
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: #84141 ]
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 9:53AM