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HER Number:MDV23695
Name:1 Mansion House Street, Dartmouth

Summary

Probably the rear block of a merchant's house, now a separate house. Origins in the first half of the 17th century, with 19th and 20th century alterations.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 878 512
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishST.SAVIOURS

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/148
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387285

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVII to XX - 1601 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1855-1895, First Edition 1:500 Town Map (Cartographic). SDV338879.

Map object based on this source.


Department of Environment, 1972, Dartmouth, 28 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV155627.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Map object based on this source.


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

Probably the rear block of a merchant's house, now a separate house. Origins in the first half of the 17th century, with 19th and 20th century modernisations. Mixed construction; stone rubble southern party wall, other walls are plastered or slate-hung timber-framing; stacks with rendered brick chimneyshafts; slate roof. Plan: Small one-room plan house, originally the back block of a 17th century gallery-and-back-block house. The gallery and front block are now divided off as No.1 Lower Street. Exterior: 3 storeys with attics; 2-window front. Front and exposed side walls are plastered and lightly blocked out as ashlar with slate-hung gable ends. 1980s UPVC windows. Ground-floor front doorway contains a 20th century part-glazed door with 20th century display window to right, used by the adjoining shop. Plain eaves. Interior: Largely shows the result of the 19th and 20th century modernisations. No early carpentry or joinery is exposed and the fireplaces are blocked by 19th and 20th century grates. Roof not inspected.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV155627List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Dartmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 28.
SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital).
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV74736Related to: 1 Lower Street, Dartmouth (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 12 2013 3:56PM