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HER Number:MDV23685
Name:19 Foss Street, Dartmouth


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


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/138
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387262

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHOP (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 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, late 18th/early 19th century, some 20th century alterations. Mixed construction; stone rubble party wall and plastered timber-framing; centre axial and left end stacks with brick chimneyshafts and some old pots; slate roof. Plan: 2 rooms wide and 2 rooms deep. Exterior: 3 storeys; 2-window first-floor range. Plaster is lightly blocked out as ashlar. Ground floor has doorway to left, now containing 20th century top-glazed door, and altered late 19th century timber 2-bay shop front with, at right end, canted corner shop doorway which contains bottom-panelled glazed door between flanking pilasters. 2-window front above of horned 4-pane sashes, larger on first floor. Plat bands at first and second floor levels. Plain eaves to roof, which is hipped to right and gable-ended to left. Right end wall towards Broadstone has similar 2-window front but rear contains 20th century casements. Interior not inspected. 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: #84143 ]
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 10:15AM