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HER Number:MDV74732
Name:3 Foss Street, Dartmouth


Shop with house above, probably 18th century, with some 19th and 20th century modernisation. Three storeys with attic, two-window first-floor range with 20th century shop front. House doorway recessed to left .


Grid Reference:SX 877 514
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOWNSTAL

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387253

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHOP (XVIII to XX - 1701 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Stephenson, G., 2001, Archaeological Desk Top Study: Flavel Centre, Dartmouth (Report - Assessment). SDV319967.

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

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

3 Foss Street (Formerly Listed as: 1 and 3 Foss Street). Shop with house above. Probably 18th century, with some 19th and 20th century modernisation. Mixed construction; stone rubble with plastered timber-framed front; no visible chimneyshafts; slate roof. Plan: One room wide and 2 rooms deep with passage to left. Exterior: 3 storeys with attic; 2-window first-floor range. Plaster front lightly blocked out as ashlar. 20th century shop front, 3-light window with shop door to right. House doorway recessed to left also contains 20th century door. Horned 4-pane sashes above. Moulded timber eaves includes large modillion frieze. Parallel gable-ended roof includes front gabled dormer. Interior not inspected. History: Foss Street follows the line of a medieval dyke which dammed a tidal creek and included a tidal mill. The mill pool was filled in and developed around 1820-30, although houses were built along the Foss from the 17th century onwards.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319967Report - Assessment: Stephenson, G.. 2001. Archaeological Desk Top Study: Flavel Centre, Dartmouth. Exeter Archaeology Report. Project 4995. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV340009Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2008. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Digital.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV23680Related to: 1 Foss Street, Dartmouth (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 11 2013 1:48PM