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4, Market Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3519 / 50°21'6"N

Longitude: -3.5799 / 3°34'47"W

OS Eastings: 287697

OS Northings: 51416

OS Grid: SX876514

Mapcode National: GBR QS.R9X3

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.F5B

Entry Name: 4, Market Street

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197499

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387291

Location: Dartmouth, South Hams, Devon, TQ6

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Dartmouth

Built-Up Area: Dartmouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dartmouth Townstal

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


673-1/8/171 (East side)
23/10/72 No.4


House with shop to ground-floor front. c1830. Mixed
construction; stone sidewalls and timber-framed front, show
fronts with stucco; front lateral stack in party wall and rear
end stack with rendered brick chimneyshafts and some old pots;
slate roof.
PLAN: House built end onto the street, 2 rooms deep with stair
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; symmetrical 3-window front. Elegant
front, bowed between pilaster strips, the stucco lightly
blocked as ashlar. Ground-floor shop front with central
doorway containing part-glazed double doors under plain
overlight, single display window each side with top glazing
bars and flanking pilasters with top scroll consoles. First
floor has original tall 6/9-pane sashes with small cast-iron
balconies. Second floor has 12-pane sashes, centre window
blind. Very deep eaves with plain soffit and hipped roof with
canted sides. Left side elevation to Union Street is 3 bays
and includes some blind windows as well as 12- and 16-pane
sashes. Central round-headed doorway with flat stucco
architrave containing original panelled door and fanlight with
patterned glazing bars. Round-headed ground-floor sash windows
with the same unusual patterns of glazing bars to the upper
INTERIOR: Good original detail including open-string
stick-baluster stair with mahogany handrail and curtail step.
HISTORY: The area was developed in the late 1820s and 1830s on
the site of the infilled tidal mill pool and contains a good
group of early C19 buildings around the Market Square.

Listing NGR: SX8770051416

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