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15, Foss Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3522 / 50°21'7"N

Longitude: -3.5799 / 3°34'47"W

OS Eastings: 287697

OS Northings: 51443

OS Grid: SX876514

Mapcode National: GBR QS.R9VX

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.F57

Entry Name: 15, Foss Street

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387260

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


673-1/8/140 (West side)
23/10/72 No.15


Shop with house above. Probably early C19, some C20
alterations. Mixed construction; stone rubble party walls and
plastered timber-framed front, rear hung with asbestos slate;
gable-end stacks with brick chimneyshafts and some old pots;
slate roof.
PLAN: 2 rooms wide and 2 rooms deep.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic; 2-window first-floor range.
Plastered front is lightly blocked out as ashlar. Ground-floor
front has house doorway to left, now containing C20 glazed
door, and rebuilt C19 timber 2-bay shop front with glazing
bars and central shop doorway with C19 top-glazed 6-panel door
and fanlight with Y-tracery glazing bars. 2-window front above
of 16-pane sashes, larger ones on the first floor. Plain eaves
to gable-ended roof containing C20 flat-roofed dormer. Left
gable end is slate-hung. Rear hung with asbestos slates at
second-floor level and includes a C19 four/eight-pane sash
window and canted bay at first-floor level.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but likely to be of interest.
HISTORY: Foss Street represents the line of a medieval dam
which included a tidal mill. The mill pond was filled in and
developed around 1820-30, although houses had been built along
the Foss from the C17 onwards.

Listing NGR: SX8769751443

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