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Latitude: 50.3517 / 50°21'6"N
Longitude: -3.5796 / 3°34'46"W
OS Eastings: 287715
OS Northings: 51394
OS Grid: SX877513
Mapcode National: GBR QS.R9Y8
Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.F8Q
Entry Name: 1, Foss Street
Listing Date: 23 October 1972
Last Amended: 23 February 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1208977
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387252
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 FOSS STREET
673-1/8/132 (West side)
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.1 AND 3)
Shop with house above. Probably late C18 (C20 date of 1781 on
front), with some C19 and C20 modernisation. Mixed
construction; stone rubble with plastered timber-framed front;
no visible chimneyshafts; slate roof.
PLAN: One room wide and 2 rooms deep with passage to left.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 2-window first-floor range. Plaster front
lightly blocked out as ashlar. Late C19/early C20 shop front
with some later modernisation, 3 lights separated by slender
glazing bars. Shop door in canted recess and house door
recessed at left end. House has 6-panel door under plain
overlight. Central horned 4-pane sash windows to the upper
floors, a pair to the first floor and single one to the second
floor. Plain eaves to parallel gable-ended roof.
INTERIOR: Not inspected.
HISTORY: Foss Street follows the line of a medieval dyke which
dammed a tidal creek and included a tidal mill. The mill pool
was filled in and developed around 1820-30, although houses
were built along the Foss from the C17 onwards.
Listing NGR: SX8771251399
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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