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HER Number:MDV74990
Name:5 Charles Street, Dartmouth


House, circa 1830-40, two storeys and attic, one window range with doorway to right. One of a good group of artisan dwellings.


Grid Reference:SX 876 514
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOWNSTAL

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387186

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of National Heritage, 1994, Dartmouth, 45 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV157498.

House, circa 1830-40. Plastered stone rubble (stucco detail to front has been lost); left end stack with exposed brick chimneyshaft and old pots; slate roof. Plan: One room wide and 2 rooms deep. Exterior: 2 storeys and attics; single-window range. Recessed window bay contains a 12-pane sash to each floor. Plain doorway to right contains recessed 20th century door under narrow overlight. Plain eaves to parallel roof containing front 19th century gabled dormer, wavey bargeboards and small horned 4-pane sash. More 12-pane sashes to rear. Interior not inspected but likely to be of interest. The houses of Charles Street enclose the west side of the Market Square, and comprise a good group of artisan dwellings. The whole area was developed in the 1820s and 1830s on land reclaimed from the old tidal mill pool.

Ordnance Survey, 2009, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV341569.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV157498List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 1994. Dartmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 45.
SDV341569Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2009. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital. [Mapped feature: #102208 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV74992Related to: 1 and 2 Charles Street, Dartmouth (Building)
MDV74991Related to: 3 and 4 Charles Street, Dartmouth (Building)
MDV74989Related to: 6 Charles Street, Dartmouth (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 18 2013 1:36PM