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Latitude: 50.3524 / 50°21'8"N
Longitude: -3.5798 / 3°34'47"W
OS Eastings: 287704
OS Northings: 51470
OS Grid: SX877514
Mapcode National: GBR QS.R9WX
Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.F66
Entry Name: 24, Foss Street
Listing Date: 28 October 1986
Last Amended: 23 February 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1209507
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387265
Location: Dartmouth, South Hams, Devon, TQ6
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
SX874510 FOSS STREET
673-1/8/145 (East side)
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.22 AND 24)
Shop with house above. Probably mid C19. Mixed construction;
stone rubble side walls, plastered timber-framed front; left
end stack with brick chimneyshafts and old pots; slate roof.
PLAN: House one room wide and 2 rooms deep.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; one-window front. Plastered front lightly
blocked out as ashlar. Ground floor has full-width timber shop
front, certainly C19 if not original. Doorway recessed to
right contains bottom-panelled glazed door with plain
overlight. 2-bay shop front without glazing bars to right.
Fascia flanked by shaped brackets featuring carved
wheatsheaves (presumably it was a bakery). Windows above are
horned 4-pane sashes, smaller on the second floor than the
first. Plain eaves. Roof hipped to left.
INTERIOR: Only plain carpentry detail of the shop inspected.
HISTORY: Foss Street marks the line of a medieval dam which
included a tidal mill. The mill pool was filled in and
developed around 1820-1830, although houses were built along
the Foss from the C17 onwards.
Listing NGR: SX8770451470
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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