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HER Number:MDV74930
Name:Water Conduit, Church Close, Dartmouth


Water conduit adjoining the rear wall of 16 Smith Street, probably 16th century origins, rebuilt in 1852. Oblong in plan with a boarded hatch on the north face, and a plaque on the east side above the iron fittings for the tap.


Grid Reference:SX 877 513
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishST.SAVIOURS

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387196

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CONDUIT (XVI to XIX - 1501 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of National Heritage, 1994, Dartmouth, 57 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV157498.

Water conduit adjoining rear wall of 16 Smith Street. Water conduit. Probably 16th century origins, rebuilt 1852 according to plaque. Local stone rubble with painted ashlar (or replacement concrete) coping. Oblong in plan and built against the back wall of 16 Smith Street with ridged coping. Long north face contains a boarded hatch, presumably giving access to the plumbing. The narrow east side contains a plaque inscribed "Rebuilt 1825, H.M. Baker, Mayor", above the iron fittings for the tap. This is one of a number of water conduits around Dartmouth.

Google, 2013, Google Streetview (Website). SDV350787.

Map object based on this source.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV157498List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 1994. Dartmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 57.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV350787Website: Google. 2013. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 16 2013 11:21AM