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27 and 27a, Ford

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3506 / 50°21'2"N

Longitude: -3.5857 / 3°35'8"W

OS Eastings: 287278

OS Northings: 51273

OS Grid: SX872512

Mapcode National: GBR QS.RGD4

Mapcode Global: FRA 38C3.QVS

Entry Name: 27 and 27a, Ford

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Last Amended: 23 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197525

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387251

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


673-1/5/131 (North side)
23/10/72 Nos.27 AND 27A
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)


House, now flats. c1840, refurbished and divided c1985.
Plastered stone rubble, blocked out as ashlar to front; rear
lateral stacks with plastered brick chimneyshafts and old
pots; slate roof.
PLAN: Single-depth plan, 2 rooms wide and originally with
central front doorway to entrance hall and staircase. Layout
altered when divided.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic and basement;
originally-symmetrical 3-window front of replacement 12-pane
sashes to the first floor. Central doorway containing a
fielded 6-panel door flanked by French windows with glazing
bars. Late C20 extra bay to right with French windows.
Verandah rebuilt c1985. Deep eaves with plastered soffit. Roof
is hipped both ends and contains C20 dormer windows. Left end
wall descends below the platform to basement level which
includes a C20 part-glazed door and a 6/9-pane sash window.
Canted bay window rises through ground- and first-floor levels
and contains forward 12-pane sashes with side 8-pane sashes.
INTERIOR: Modernised c1985, but said to include original
joinery and other features.
HISTORY: This house is associated with the group of houses
dating from the second quarter of the C19 alongside New Street
(now Victoria Road) which was built in 1825 to enable, for the
first time, horse-drawn carriages in and out of the town.

Listing NGR: SX8727851273

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

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