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Quay Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3485 / 50°20'54"N

Longitude: -3.5777 / 3°34'39"W

OS Eastings: 287848

OS Northings: 51032

OS Grid: SX878510

Mapcode National: GBR QS.RJH2

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.VBL

Entry Name: Quay Walls

Listing Date: 23 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197533

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387169

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


673-1/8/43 (East side)
Quay walls


Quay walls. C15 and C16 with later repairs and alterations;
extended southwards to connect with Bearscove Castle (qv) in
1839. Local limestone rubble with larger blocks as coping
stones. Vertical stone retaining wall rises from the estuary
to the old cobbled quayside, and extends from Bearscove Castle
at the south end to a northern return as the platform for
Island House, No.25 Lower Street (qv). It includes a flight of
granite steps down to the estuary opposite No.7, Port View
House (qv).
This was the main quay until the building of the New Quay in
the late C16; there was certainly a stone quay here by the
(Freeman, Ray: Dartmouth and its Neighbours: Phillimore:
1990-: P.54).

Listing NGR: SX8785351016

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