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HER Number:MDV23684
Name:17 Foss Street, Dartmouth

Summary

Shop with house above, late 18th or early 19th century, with late 19th century timber two-bay shop front and central shop doorway. Three storeys, upper floors slate-hung with two sash windows each.

Location

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/137
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387261

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHOP (XVIII to XIX - 1701 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.


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 slate-hung timber-framed front; right end and rear lateral stacks with brick chimneyshafts and some old pots; slate roof. Plan: One or 2 rooms wide and 2 rooms deep. Exterior: Ground-floor front has house doorway to left, now containing 20th century part-glazed door, and altered late 19th century timber 2-bay shop front with glazing bars and central shop doorway. Slate-hung above with 2-window front of 12-pane sashes. Plain eaves to roof between taller buildings. Rear also slate-hung and includes 12-pane sashes. 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.


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

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: #84142 ]
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 10:04AM