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9, Fairfax Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3506 / 50°21'2"N

Longitude: -3.5785 / 3°34'42"W

OS Eastings: 287795

OS Northings: 51262

OS Grid: SX877512

Mapcode National: GBR QS.RJ7R

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.MQD

Entry Name: 9, Fairfax Place

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208855

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387239

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


673-1/8/117 (West side)
23/10/72 No.9


Merchant's house, shop with house above. Medieval site. C17,
with C19 and C20 modernisations. Mixed construction; stone
rubble side walls with plastered timber-framed walls front and
back; side wall stack with rendered chimneyshafts; slate roof.
PLAN: End onto the street, probably 2 rooms deep.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; one-window range. Plastered and all C20
features, but the jetties indicate the survival of original
C17 timber-framing. C20 shop front to the ground floor with
central doorway, and to right, a C20 panelled door to the
house. C20 windows with glazing bars to the upper floors.
Plain eaves to hipped front end of the roof.
INTERIOR: Only the ground floor was available for survey. It
has been cleared of all partitions and all carpentry is
covered. There is, in the middle, a late C19 cast-iron column
with Corinthian capital supporting the first-floor structure.
Rest of interior said to have newel stair and likely to be of
HISTORY: The line of Lower Street was originally the
waterfront. Land to the east was reclaimed in the late C16 and
thereafter it became a main trading street connecting the old
quay at Bayards Cove with the C17 New Quay around the present
Boat Float.

Listing NGR: SX8779551262

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

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