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Alma Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3525 / 50°21'8"N

Longitude: -3.5817 / 3°34'53"W

OS Eastings: 287573

OS Northings: 51481

OS Grid: SX875514

Mapcode National: GBR QS.R9FM

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.DGY

Entry Name: Alma Cottage

Listing Date: 23 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197540

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387176

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


673-1/8/51 (West side)
Alma Cottage


House. Date plaque of 1889 records renovation of an earlier
house, one of 1653 according to date plaque reset in the side
wall. Plastered stone rubble, with plaster blocked out as
ashlar to front; disused stacks; flat roof.
PLAN: Single-depth plan house, 2 rooms wide with central
entrance passage and rear stairs between them.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; symmetrical 3-window front. Outer windows
are horned 4-pane sashes and centre windows are narrow
round-headed windows containing horned sashes without glazing
bars. Central doorway contains a timber replacement pedimented
doorcase and part-glazed door. Plat band at first-floor level
and right end pilaster. Shield-shaped plaque second-floor
centre inscribed in Lombardic script recording the renovation
of 1889. Deep eaves carried on shaped timber brackets.
Cast-iron railings to the parapet. Right end pilaster moulded
at top and chamfered across bottom corner. Stone corner plaque
inscribed with street names. Right return is blind to Clarence
Hill and contains the 1653 date plaque with the initials
INTERIOR: Ground floor modernised in the C20 with no exposed
features and stair rebuilt.
Formerly the servants' cottage to Alma, No.19 Browns Hill
(qv). Important to the group of listed buildings on Clarence
Hill near the top of Browns Hill.

Listing NGR: SX8757351481

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

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