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HER Number:MDV74744
Name:37 Newcomen Road, Dartmouth

Summary

House, probably 18th century with some mid 19th century and later alterations. Three storeys, symmetrical three-window front with central round-headed recessed doorway, and late 19th century canted bay windows either side to first floor.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 878 510
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishST.SAVIOURS

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387310

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1972, Dartmouth, 31 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV155627.

Newcomen Road No.32 and Nos 34-37 (consec). No 37 probably 18th or early 19th century altered, 3 storey, stucco, lined and painted, floor bands.3 sash windows at 2nd floor now without glazing bars. Canted splay bay each side at 1st floor. Central recessed arched entrance, 5-panel door with patterned fanlight. Plinth. Slate roof, ogee bracket eaves cornice.


Department of National Heritage, 1994, Dartmouth, 185 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV157498.

House, now flats. Probably 18th century with some mid 19th century and later alterations. Stucco on stone rubble; end stacks have rendered chimneyshafts with pots; slate roof with pierced crested ridge tiles. Plan: Probably double-depth, 2 rooms wide. Exterior: 3 storeys; symmetrical 3-window front. Stucco front is lightly blocked out as ashlar. Plat bands at first- and second-floor levels. Central round-headed recessed front doorway up 3 stone steps, contains good mid 19th century five-panel door with mouldings and geometric inner panels under a fanlight with simple circle of glazing bars. First-floor outer bays have late 19th century canted bay windows with moulded timber cornices and flat roofs. All the windows are horned replacement sashes without glazing bars. Good timber modillion cornice and roof is gable-ended. Interior not inspected but likely to be of interest.


Smart, I. H., 1995, The Newcomen Road (Pamphlet). SDV341366.

The Newcomen Road was constructed in 1864-7 as a carriageway on a viaduct of masonry arches from Bearscove Hill to the Quay.


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. 31.
SDV157498List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 1994. Dartmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 185.
SDV340009Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2008. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Digital. [Mapped feature: #101968 ]
SDV341366Pamphlet: Smart, I. H.. 1995. The Newcomen Road. Dartmouth History Research Group Papers. 15. A5 Paperback.

Associated Monuments

MDV23703Related to: 32 Newcomen Road, Dartmouth (Building)
MDV74743Related to: 35 and 36 Newcomen Road, Dartmouth (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 16 2013 2:33PM