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20 and 21, Southtown

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3465 / 50°20'47"N

Longitude: -3.5777 / 3°34'39"W

OS Eastings: 287839

OS Northings: 50808

OS Grid: SX878508

Mapcode National: GBR QS.RQFL

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.VCH

Entry Name: 20 and 21, Southtown

Listing Date: 11 December 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387352

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


673-1/6/239 (West side)
11/12/69 Nos.20 AND 21


Pair of small houses. c1820. Stone rubble with stucco front
lightly blocked out as ashlar; left end and party wall stacks
with rendered brick chimneyshafts; slate roof.
PLAN: Double-depth. No.21 one room wide and No.20 two rooms
wide with central entrance hall.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. Overall 5-bay front with 3-window
first-floor range. At ground-floor level, 3 windows alternate
with 2 doorways. The doorways are similar and particularly
fine. Recessed a little, they have timber doorcases with
panelled pilasters to scroll consoles supporting open-pediment
hoods and contain fielded 6-panel doors; No.21 has an
overlight under the pediment whereas No.20 has glass in the
top panels of the door. The hoods interrupt a richly-moulded
timber cornice across the front at first-floor level. Left end
bay has front windows for No.21; ground-floor horned 12-pane
sash with original 16-pane sashes to the upper floors. Windows
of No.20 arranged symmetrically around central doorway. Ground
floor has paired horned 12-pane sashes each side, but all
upper windows replaced in late C20 by aluminium windows
emulating 4-pane sashes. Plain sprocketed eaves to roof hipped
both ends.
INTERIOR: Only parts of ground floor available for inspection
- plain carpentry and joinery detail where exposed.
According to the occupant of No.22 (qv) these houses were
built for the coachman and servants of that house.

Listing NGR: SX8783950808

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

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