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HER Number:MDV74991
Name:3 and 4 Charles Street, Dartmouth


Pair of small houses, circa 1830-40, two storeys and attics, symmetrical three-window front with paired doorways in a projecting central bay. Part of a good group of artisan dwellings.


Grid Reference:SX 876 513
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOWNSTAL

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387185

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Pair of small houses, circa 1830-40. Plastered stone rubble with front lightly blocked out as ashlar; end stacks with exposed brick chimneyshafts and old pots; slate roof. Plan: Mirror plan, each unit one room wide and 2 rooms deep. Exterior: 2 storeys and attics; symmetrical 3-window front. Outer window bays recessed between full-height pilasters and projecting central bay. Central paired doorways with shared stucco Tuscan architrave, flat pilasters to entablature. Recessed doorways now contain 20th century part-glazed doors. Blind central first-floor window. Outer windows are 12-pane sashes. End pilasters with moulded string courses. Plain eaves to parallel roof and lower pitch to right roof over No.4. A 19th century gabled dormer to No.3, wavey bargeboards and pair of small horned sashes without glazing bars. 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.
SDV341569Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2009. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital. [Mapped feature: #102209 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV74992Related to: 1 and 2 Charles Street, Dartmouth (Building)
MDV74990Related to: 5 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 10:28AM