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HER Number:MDV74708
Name:21 Coombe Road, Dartmouth


Two storey house at the eastern end of a terrace of ten, mid 19th century. Pair of round-headed windows over larger pair with segmental-arch heads to right, single round-headed window over round-headed doorway to left.


Grid Reference:SX 878 518
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387220

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.

'Combe Terrace' shown.

Department of Environment, 1972, Dartmouth, 15 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV155627.

Coombe Road, Nos 12-21 (consec). Probably circa 1830-40, two storey, stucco, painted, slate roof, hipped. Raised terrace composition, with pairs of arched first floor windows alternating with rectangular windows, one of latter to each house. Sash windows generally with centre glazing bars. No 12 has 2 pairs of arched windows at first floor and ground floor verandah west and south. No 21, 3 arched windows at first floor. Nos 13 to 20 with paired arched entrances with fanlights.

Collings, A. G., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Dartmouth Sewage Treatment Scheme, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV336229.

Terrace of ten houses said to have been built in 1870 by Samuel Lake for the crews of his steam trawlers. The terrace is believed to represent the earliest use of pre-formed poured concrete for house construction.

Exeter Archaeology, 2002, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Development at Dart Marina, Dartmouth, Devon, 7, site 17 (Report - Assessment). SDV344566.

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

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

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

House, end one of a terrace. Circa 1850-60. Stucco on stone rubble, with front lightly blocked out as ashlar; brick chimneyshaft, slate roof. Double-depth plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 1:2-window front. 2 larger ground-floor windows with segmental-arch heads and first floor has round-headed windows, all containing horned 4-pane sashes. Round-headed doorway to left contains C20 part-glazed door under a spoked fanlight with radiating petal panes. Deep eaves with plastered soffit. Roof is hipped to right. Interior: Not inspected.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV155627List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Dartmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 15.
SDV336229Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G.. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Dartmouth Sewage Treatment Scheme. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.72. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4.
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: #101932 ]
SDV344566Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2002. Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Development at Dart Marina, Dartmouth, Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 02.28. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7, site 17.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV74709Related to: 12 Coombe Road, Dartmouth (Building)
MDV23664Related to: 13-20 Coombe Road, Dartmouth (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4680 - Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Development at Dart Marina, Dartmouth, Devon

Date Last Edited:Apr 10 2013 3:41PM