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HER Number:MDV74709
Name:12 Coombe Road, Dartmouth

Summary

House, end one of a contemporary terrace, mid 19th century. Two storeys, symmetrical two-window front. Ground floor has French windows with side lights behind a tented-roof verandah, first floor has two paired round-headed windows.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 877 518
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOWNSTAL

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387218

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, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.


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

Coombe Villa, formerly Listed as: Nos 12-21 Coombe Road. House, end one of a contemporary terrace, circa 1850-60. Stucco on stone rubble, with front lightly blocked out as ashlar; left end wall hung with asbestos slate; end stacks with brick chimneyshafts; slate roof, hipped to left. Plan: double-depth, 2 rooms wide; doorway to rear of left end wall. Exterior: 2 storeys; symmetrical 2-window front. Ground floor has French windows with side lights behind a tented-roof verandah supported on plain timber posts. First floor has 2 paired round-headed windows with attractive moulded stucco architraves, moulded hoods on engaged columns. Victorian-style conservatory on left and, to rear, round-headed doorway with flat stucco architrave and 20th century door with contemporary fanlight. 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).
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.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #101933 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV23664Related to: 13-20 Coombe Road, Dartmouth (Building)
MDV74708Related to: 21 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 3:40PM