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HER Number:MDV56925
Name:Former Theatre on Duke Street


A former playhouse or theatre, destroyed by fire in 1789, was located on Duke Street.


Grid Reference:SX 877 513
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishST.SAVIOURS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/342

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • THEATRE (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Freeman, R., 1995, The History of the Castle Hotel Dartmouth, 10 (Pamphlet). SDV340278.

There was a playhouse in Dartmouth in the 18th century on the site of what is now Hawkes Furnishers and the adjoining properties. It was destroyed by fire in 1789. Map object based on this source.

Stephenson, G., 2001, Archaeological Desk Top Study: Flavel Centre, Dartmouth (Report - Assessment). SDV319967.

Google, 2013, Google Streetview (Website). SDV350787.

Ernest M Hawke Ltd is at 7 Duke Street. Map object based on this source.

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

7-11 Duke Street are a block of adjoining properties. Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319967Report - Assessment: Stephenson, G.. 2001. Archaeological Desk Top Study: Flavel Centre, Dartmouth. Exeter Archaeology Report. Project 4995. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV340278Pamphlet: Freeman, R.. 1995. The History of the Castle Hotel Dartmouth. Dartmouth History Research Group Papers. 14. A5 Paperback. 10.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV350787Website: Google. 2013. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 8 2013 11:51AM