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HER Number:MDV56931
Name:Almshouses Along the Narrow Steps


Former almshouses along the Narrow Steps between Higher and Lower Streets, demolished in the 1860s when Newcomen Road was built.


Grid Reference:SX 878 511
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishST.SAVIOURS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/347

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ALMSHOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Smart, I. H., 1995, The Newcomen Road, 16-17, 31 (Pamphlet). SDV341366.

The Widows Almshouses, owned by the Charity Commissioners, were along the Narrow Steps between Lower Street and Higher Streets. The buildings were demolished when Newcomen Road was built in the 1860s. Nos 43-45 on map showing buildings to be demolished along the proposed route of the Newcomen Road. Map object based on this source.

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

Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341366Pamphlet: Smart, I. H.. 1995. The Newcomen Road. Dartmouth History Research Group Papers. 15. A5 Paperback. 16-17, 31.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV74901Related to: 20 Newcomen Road, Dartmouth (Building)
MDV56930Related to: Medieval Settlement at Dartmouth (Monument)
MDV56929Related to: Newcomen Road, Dartmouth (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 8 2013 2:58PM