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HER Number:MDV74706
Name:33 Clarence Hill, Dartmouth


Mid 19th century house, part of a prominent terrace overlooking the town. Two storeys with attic and basement, which has a two bay arcade with a central circular column.


Grid Reference:SX 875 514
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOWNSTAL

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387204

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1855-1895, First Edition 1:500 Town Map (Cartographic). SDV338879.

'St Clair's Terrace' shown.

Department of Environment, 1972, Dartmouth, 12 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV155627.

Nos 27 to 35, Clarence Hill. Probably circa 1840 stucco terrace of 5 houses with 2 storeys to Clarence Hill, and 3 storeys to Brown's Hill. Brown's Hill front has arcade to ground floor with heavy circular piers and rusticated voussoirs, now altered and with later pebble dash. Label moulds.

Ordnance Survey, 2008, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV340009.

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

House, circa 1840-50. Stucco on stone rubble, replaced with roughcast to rear; end stacks have plastered brick chimneyshafts with old pots; slate roof. Plan: Double depth, 2 rooms wide. Exterior: 2 storeys and attic; 2-window front in restrained domestic Tudor style. Plastered front with rusticated quoins at the right end. Doorway to right has stucco Tuscan doorcase; flat pilasters without the usual moulded entablature on shallow console brackets. Doorway is recessed up a couple of stone steps, and contains original good panelled door; upper fielded panels and bottom panels have vertical mouldings, narrow plain overlight above. Windows, with Tudor-style hoodmoulds and blocks under the sills, contain horned 12-pane sashes. Original moulded timber eaves cornice. Parallel roof between adjoining properties. 20th century flat-roofed dormers front and back. Roughcast rear elevation is missing its original stucco detail. 2-bay arcade to basement, with central circular column with moulded capital, now filled with 20th century windows. Tall 12-pane sashes (unusual horizontal glazing pattern, only 2 panes wide) to ground floor and conventional 12-pane sashes to the first floor. Interior: Not inspected but likely to be of interest. Stone revetment wall above Browns Hill surmounted by original cast-iron spear-headed railings. Part of a prominent terrace overlooking the town.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV155627List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Dartmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 12.
SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital).
SDV340009Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2008. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Digital. [Mapped feature: #101930 ]
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV23654Part of: 27-33 Clarence Hill and 30 Brown's Hill, Dartmouth (Building)
MDV74703Related to: 27 Clarence Hill, Dartmouth (Building)
MDV74704Related to: 29 Clarence Hill, Dartmouth (Building)
MDV74707Related to: 30 Brown's Hill, Dartmouth (Building)
MDV74705Related to: 31 Clarence Hill, Dartmouth (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 7 2013 9:59AM