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17, Foss Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3522 / 50°21'8"N

Longitude: -3.5799 / 3°34'47"W

OS Eastings: 287696

OS Northings: 51451

OS Grid: SX876514

Mapcode National: GBR QS.R9VW

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.F56

Entry Name: 17, Foss Street

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209015

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387261

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


673-1/8/141 (West side)
23/10/72 No.17


Shop with house above. Late C18/early C19, some C20
alterations. Mixed construction; stone rubble party walls and
slate-hung timber-framed front; right end and rear lateral
stacks with brick chimneyshafts and some old pots; slate roof.
PLAN: One or 2 rooms wide and 2 rooms deep.
EXTERIOR: Ground-floor front has house doorway to left, now
containing C20 part-glazed door, and altered late C19 timber
2-bay shop front with glazing bars and central shop doorway.
Slate-hung above with 2-window front of 12-pane sashes. Plain
eaves to roof between taller buildings. Rear also slate-hung
and includes 12-pane sashes.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but likely to be of interest.
HISTORY: Foss Street represents the line of a medieval dam
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: SX8769651451

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