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HER Number:MDV43357
Name:Quay at Dartmouth


Possible site of a 16th century quay, to the east of Fairfax Place. Exact location not known.


Grid Reference:SX 878 513
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishST.SAVIOURS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/242

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUAY (XVI - 1501 AD to 1600 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1968, Plan SX8651 & Plan SX8751 (Cartographic). SDV341314.

'Bank' shown at SX8783051320.

Martin, M., 1980, Changes in the waterfront of Dartmouth 1000 to 1970, 129-36 (Article in Serial). SDV337580.

In 1575 land to the east of Fairfax Place was embanked and a quay constructed. The quay ran from a point circa 100 feet) east of the east end of St Saviours church, east for circa 100 feet, then south-east for circa 200 feet. The east end of the present Lloyds Bank is on the site of the quay.

Freeman, R., 1995, The History of the Castle Hotel Dartmouth, 1 (Pamphlet). SDV340278.

Dartmouth's earliest quay was in the area now Fairfax Place. Boats also used to tie up at the church wall.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337580Article in Serial: Martin, M.. 1980. Changes in the waterfront of Dartmouth 1000 to 1970. The Mariner's Mirror. 66. Unknown. 129-36.
SDV340278Pamphlet: Freeman, R.. 1995. The History of the Castle Hotel Dartmouth. Dartmouth History Research Group Papers. 14. A5 Paperback. 1.
SDV341314Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1968. Plan SX8651 & Plan SX8751. Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments

MDV43360Related to: New Ground Quay (Monument)
MDV43358Related to: New Quay, Dartmouth (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 21 2013 12:38PM