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HER Number:MDV23725
Name:Water Conduit, 6 South Town, Dartmouth


Water conduit in round-headed alcove to ground-floor left of 6 South Town, with water pipe protruding from back. Possibly dates from 16th century.


Grid Reference:SX 878 509
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishST.PETROX

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/177
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387347

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CONDUIT (XVI to XIX - 1501 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1972, Dartmouth, 39 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV155627.

South Town Conduit in wall of No 6. Tablets dated 1511, 1722 and 1899, said to have been probably erected at the 2nd date.

Google, 2012, Google Streetview (Website). SDV348799.

The date 1792 is flanked by the letters "P" and "W".

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

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

Conduit in wall of 6 South Town in Dartmouth. Water conduit in round-headed alcove to ground-floor left with water pipe protruding from back. Projecting flat surround. Stone plaque in wall above has concave top corners, an incised reeded frame and is inscribed with the initials "FS" (presumably Feoffees of South Town) the dates 1511, p1792 (sic.) and, at the bottom in small numbers, 1899. The 2 later dates possibly relate to rebuilding phases of this house.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV155627List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Dartmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 39.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV348799Website: Google. 2012. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website. [Mapped feature: #84181 ]
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV74748Part of: 6 South Town including Water Conduit, Dartmouth (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 15 2013 12:08PM