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HER Number:MDV74775
Name:Summerland, 17 Brown's Hill, Dartmouth


House, circa 1830, three storeys and attic, three-window front, possibly originally symmetrical, with central doorway. To left a canted bay rises through ground and first floor levels, centre and right first floor French windows open onto full-width ornamental cast-iron balcony.


Grid Reference:SX 875 514
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOWNSTAL

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387174

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.

'Summerland' shown.

Department of National Heritage, 1994, Dartmouth, 33 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV157498.

House, circa 1830, some 19th and 20th century modernisation. Plastered stone rubble; one disused stack with no chimneyshaft, the other with a brick chimneyshaft and pots; hipped slate roof. Plan: Double-depth, 2 rooms wide. Exterior: 3 storeys and attic; 3-window front, possibly originally symmetrical. Central doorway contains a part-glazed 6-panel door with flat roofed timber porch supported on fluted columns. Ground-floor window to right is a large late 19th century horned sash without glazing bars. To left a canted bay rises through ground- and first-floor levels and it contains casement windows with glazing bars. Centre and right first-floor French windows with margin glazing onto full-width cast-iron balcony with ornamental balustrade of intersecting circles with friezes of fret pattern including anthemia. Second floor has 8-pane sashes with horizontal glazing bars; smaller sashes to 2 front dormer windows with hipped roofs. Interior: not inspected but noted as having 19th century joinery and stick-baluster stair.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV157498List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 1994. Dartmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 33.
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: #101998 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 12 2013 11:24AM