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The Old Bakery

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3544 / 50°21'15"N

Longitude: -3.5776 / 3°34'39"W

OS Eastings: 287866

OS Northings: 51683

OS Grid: SX878516

Mapcode National: GBR QS.R4H5

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.822

Entry Name: The Old Bakery

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Last Amended: 23 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197507

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387320

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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/03/2012


Clarence Street
The Old Bakery

(Formerly Listed as: RIDGE HILL
(South side) No.2 (at rear (south) of Nos 1 and 1A))

(Formerly listed as The Old Bakehouse)


House, ground floor converted to a shop in the C19, now rented
holiday accommodation. Early/mid C18 with C19 alterations,
modernised c1980. Mixed construction; stone rubble is exposed
on the northern side wall, plastered on the front, some
slate-hung timber-framing to rear of the left (south) side;
stone rubble stacks to right side wall with painted brick
chimneyshafts with pots; pantile roof.
PLAN: One room wide and 2 or 3 rooms deep.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 2-window range. Plastered front is
lightly blocked out as ashlar. Ground-floor timber shop front
altered c1980. Plain pilasters each end to fascia. Left-hand
doorway contains top-glazed panelled door under overlight with
central vertical glazing bar and rebuilt shop window with
glazing bars to right. Previous list description describes
central shop doorway with separate left doorway to the house.
2-window front above of replacement horned sashes without
glazing bars. Deep eaves with plastered soffit supported on
shaped timber brackets carried round right (north) side. Front
of roof hipped. Left (south) side shows the remains of a lower
gabled party wall of a demolished building which once abutted
that end. Right side wall includes a couple of C20 oculus
INTERIOR: Not inspected, but front of the ground floor can be
seen. The passage screen is panelled in 2 heights, fielded
into the front room. Despite obvious evidence of C20
modernisation (which includes the removal of chimneypieces)
more C18 joinery and other detail suspected.
One of a group of listed buildings at the bottom of Ridge

Listing NGR: SX8786651683

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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