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24, Foss Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209507

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387265

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


673-1/8/145 (East side)
28/10/86 No.24
(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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