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HER Number:MDV56928
Name:New Road, Dartmouth


Victoria Road was built as New Road, on land reclaimed in the early 19th century.


Grid Reference:SX 875 513
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOWNSTAL

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/344

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROAD (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'New Road' shown.

Smart, I. H., 1993, The Development of Dartmouth Millpond to 1846, 191-223 (Article in Serial). SDV340279.

In 1825 Ford Stream was contained to drain the millpond area, to allow New Road to be built. It was renamed Victoria Road in 1897.

Freeman, R., 1995, The History of the Castle Hotel Dartmouth, 13 (Pamphlet). SDV340278.

New Road, now Victoria Road, in Dartmouth was built along the south side of the former mill pool once it was reclaimed after 1815. It was completed in 1827.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV340278Pamphlet: Freeman, R.. 1995. The History of the Castle Hotel Dartmouth. Dartmouth History Research Group Papers. 14. A5 Paperback. 13.
SDV340279Article in Serial: Smart, I. H.. 1993. The Development of Dartmouth Millpond to 1846. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 125. A5 Paperback. 191-223.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #95664 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV56926Related to: Dartmouth Tidal Millpond (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 8 2013 1:37PM