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Latitude: 50.3486 / 50°20'54"N
Longitude: -3.5779 / 3°34'40"W
OS Eastings: 287830
OS Northings: 51038
OS Grid: SX878510
Mapcode National: GBR QS.RJDV
Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.V7Z
Entry Name: Custom House
Listing Date: 14 September 1949
Last Amended: 23 February 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1208079
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387157
Location: Dartmouth, South Hams, Devon, TQ6
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
673-1/8/29 (West side)
(Formerly Listed as:
Custom House or Trinity House)
Custom House. Probably C18, altered c1930. Ground floor is
plastered, painted Flemish-bond brick above; right end stack
with plastered brick chimneyshaft and pots; slate roof.
PLAN: One room wide and 2 rooms deep.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 2-window front, entirely C20 above
first-floor level. Wide front doorway to left containing
double 3-panel doors under plain overlight. Above is a painted
board, "H.M. Customs and Excise", and above it painted relief
Royal Arms. 16-pane sash to ground-floor right may be early. A
central canted bay rises through first and second floors with
narrow windows to left (lower one with low segmental brick
arch). First floor has sash windows; front 12-pane sash to bay
with side 8-pane sashes and another in left window. Second
floor has C20 casements, some without glazing bars. Deep eaves
with plastered soffit to parallel roof which is gable-ended to
INTERIOR: Not inspected but likely to be of interest.
Freeman publishes an 1887 photograph which shows the building
before its refurbishment.
(Freeman, Ray: Dartmouth and its Neighbours: Phillimore:
Listing NGR: SX8782951039
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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