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The Henley Collection Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3515 / 50°21'5"N

Longitude: -3.5793 / 3°34'45"W

OS Eastings: 287736

OS Northings: 51370

OS Grid: SX877513

Mapcode National: GBR QS.RB1X

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.MC0

Entry Name: The Henley Collection Museum

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Last Amended: 23 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197569

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387150

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


673-1/8/24 (East side)
23/10/72 No.3
The Henley Collection Museum
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.1 AND 3
Reference Library)


Workshop, now the Henley Collection Museum. Late C19, built
for William Henley. Painted stone rubble with freestone
detail; slate roof.
PLAN: Small low single-depth building.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; one-window range. Front has large
cranked-arch doorway with moulded head with stops and
chamfered jambs. It is filled with C19 three-bay timber frame
in Gothic style, the uprights fashioned with engaged finials.
Central doorway below transom contains a bottom-panelled
glazed door and similar side lights. Boarded infill above the
transom. Parallel roof between taller adjoining properties.
INTERIOR: Plastered with stick-baluster stair to first-floor
Henley was an ironmonger and tinsmith whose spare time was
taken up with an eclectic passion for science.
(Freeman, Ray: Dartmouth and its Neighbours: Phillimore:
1990-: P.174).

Listing NGR: SX8773651370

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