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10, Foss Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3521 / 50°21'7"N

Longitude: -3.5795 / 3°34'46"W

OS Eastings: 287725

OS Northings: 51430

OS Grid: SX877514

Mapcode National: GBR QS.R9Z7

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.F9N

Entry Name: 10, Foss Street

Listing Date: 23 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208994

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387257

Location: Dartmouth, South Hams, Devon, TQ6

County: Devon

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


673-1/8/137 (East side)


Shop with house above, house once a hotel. Dated 1839
(datestone to carriageway), possible earlier core, some late
C19 and C20 alterations. Mixed construction; stone rubble
party walls and plastered timber-framed fronts; axial stacks
with rendered brick chimneyshafts and old pots; slate roof.
PLAN: L-plan corner building, with carriageway to rear
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. Plastered front is lightly blocked out as
ashlar. Ground floor has good (only slightly altered) late C19
timber 2-bay shop front with iron columns and small Gothic
brackets, windows without glazing bars. Central recessed
doorway contains original bottom-panelled glazed door under
plain overlight. Panelled pilaster at right end of shop front
under large shaped bracket to fascia, another behind return
bay on Flavel Street. First-floor front has large late C20
window and second floor has 2 sashes without glazing bars.
Extra bay to right contains carriageway incorporating large
early C20 timber pointed arch inscribed "Independent Chapel".
Horned sash without glazing bars above. Timber modillion eaves
to hipped roof. Flavel Street 4-bay front in same style.
Ground-floor windows converted to C20 display windows and
round-headed doorway, right of centre, now blocked by another
display window, but original fanlight with Y-tracery glazing
bars and large timber doorcase with fielded-panel pilasters
and spandrels under moulded cornice. Most upper windows blind,
although one original 12-pane sash and to rear a first-floor
loading hatch with 2-flap door.
INTERIOR: Front part of shop has remains of ornamental plaster
cornice and first-floor room above has complete cornice and
original marble chimneypiece with iron grate. Stick-baluster
stair. Other original detail on the upper floors.
HISTORY: Foss Street represents the line of a medieval dyke
which included a tidal mill. The mill pond was filled in and
developed around 1820-30, although houses had been built along
the Foss from the C17 onwards.

Listing NGR: SX8772551430

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

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