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HER Number:MDV74711
Name:23 Coombe Road, Dartmouth

Summary

Briarsfield, one of a row of three villas built mid 19th century. Two storeys, symmetrical two-window front, with ground-floor French windows and verandah.

Location

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

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387222

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.

'Briarsfield' shown.


Department of Environment, 1972, Dartmouth, 16 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV155627.

Nos 22-24 Coombe Road (consec). Probably mid 19th century, group of three detached houses, 2 storeys, 2 windows each (at each floor). Sash windows at first floor with centre glazing bars. Ground floor trellis verandahs with French casements. Stucco with moulded architraves, and rusticated quoins. Slate roofs, hipped. Set on raised terrace.


Department of National Heritage, 1994, Dartmouth, 87 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV157498.

23 Coombe Road, formerly Listed as: Nos 22,23 and 24 Coombe Road. Villa, one of a row of three, circa 1850. Stucco on stone rubble; end stacks and rear axial and end stacks with stuccoed and brick panelled chimneyshafts; hipped slate roof. Plan: L-plan with 2-room front block having entrance to rear of front block on left side to stairs and passage behind front rooms. 2-room plan service wing at right-angles to rear right. Exterior: 2 storeys; symmetrical 2-window front with verandah. Ground-floor French windows with glazing bars behind 5-bay verandah with paired posts infilled with trelliswork and part-glazed, part-slated roof. First floor has sash windows without glazing bars under segmental-arch heads and with stucco architraves. Stucco is lightly blocked out as ashlar and quoins each end with vermiculated rustication. Side doorway contains 20th century door under plain overlight. Interior not inspected but likely to be of interest.


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

The houses were not shown on the 1869 Sale Catalogue Plan.


Exeter Archaeology, 2002, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Development at Dart Marina, Dartmouth, Devon, 7, site 18 (Report - Assessment). SDV344566.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV155627List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Dartmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 16.
SDV157498List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 1994. Dartmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 87.
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: #101936 ]
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 18.

Associated Monuments

MDV74710Related to: Dartbank, 22 Coombe Road, Dartmouth (Building)
MDV74712Related to: Primrose House, 24 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 3:53PM