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HER Number:MDV85753
Name:Captain Jago's House


A small mid 19th century town house with a fine earlier 19th century Doric portico.


Grid Reference:SX 876 512
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 491149

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Captain Jago's House.
House. Circa 1860. Stuccoed stone rubble. Hipped roof re-clad in asbestos tiles. Two stone rubble lateral stacks at rear.
Plan: Small 2-room plan house with stairs between the rooms and rising from central entrance lobby; the rooms heated from lateral stacks at the back; the portico at the front was probably re-used from an earlier building. 20th century single-storey wing projecting from front left.
Exterior: 2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical 3-bay east front; French casements on ground floor, that on right with margin panes of stained glass, that on left replaced; first floor 12-pane sash on right and casement on left; large central Doric portico with fluted columns and entablature with triglyphs, round-headed doorway in moulded architrave with semi-circular fanlight with radiating glazing bars and 2-panel door and storey above with 12-pane sash and gable. Rear [west] elevation has two lateral stacks with large attic dormer between.
Interior: Straight staircase between two rooms rising from entrance lobby with arch on consoles; right hand room has moulded plaster anthemion ceiling cornice and re-used early 19th century chimneypiece; panelled doors. An example of a small mid 19th century town house with a fine earlier 19th century Doric portico.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #108679 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 26 2013 3:56PM