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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1197533
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387169
Location: Dartmouth, South Hams, Devon, TQ6
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
SX874510 BAYARDS COVE
673-1/8/43 (East side)
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
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:
Listing NGR: SX8785351016
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