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15, Higher Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3504 / 50°21'1"N

Longitude: -3.5786 / 3°34'43"W

OS Eastings: 287784

OS Northings: 51240

OS Grid: SX877512

Mapcode National: GBR QS.RJ6Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.MN9

Entry Name: 15, Higher Street

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387273

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


673-1/8/153 (East side)
23/10/72 No.15


House. Probably early C19, with a possible earlier core, since
house occupies a medieval plot. Mixed construction; roughcast
stone rubble with plastered timber-framed front; end stacks
with one rendered and one exposed brick chimneyshaft, both
with old pots; slate roof.
PLAN: 2 rooms wide, one room deep, with central passage to
rear stairs.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with cellar; 2-window first-floor range.
Irregular front. Ground floor has timber pilasters flanking
central round-headed doorway with C20 part-glazed door under
original fanlight with radial glazing bars. A plain C20 window
each side. Timber band at first-floor level and wall above is
straight and oversails the ground-floor recess. First floor
has C19 horned 4-pane sash to left and only other front window
is a tiny casement to second-floor centre. Right end wall
includes 2 more horned 4-pane sashes. Timber eaves cornice
with modillion frieze. Roof is gable-ended.
INTERIOR: Includes some plain C19 detail including a
stick-baluster stair.
This house forms part of a fine group of listed buildings in
Higher Street which was, in the medieval period, the main
trading street in Dartmouth.

Listing NGR: SX8778451240

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

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