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Bells Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3524 / 50°21'8"N

Longitude: -3.5805 / 3°34'49"W

OS Eastings: 287657

OS Northings: 51470

OS Grid: SX876514

Mapcode National: GBR QS.R9QF

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.DY8

Entry Name: Bells Court

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Last Amended: 23 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210003

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387315

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


NEWPORT STREET (North west side)
Bells Court Nos 1, 2 and 3

(Formerly Listed as: NEWPORT STREET Nos.8, 10 AND 12 and Bell Court (Nos 1 and 2)


Former public house, now divided into flats. Probably C18 with late C19 and C20 modernisation. Stucco on stone rubble; end stacks have plastered brick chimneyshafts with some old pots; slate roof.

PLAN: one-room deep and two rooms wide with central entrance hall and carriageway through right end.

EXTERIOR: three storeys. Stucco front is lightly blocked out as ashlar. Assymmetrical 2:1:1-window front with an irregular disposition of twelve, sixteen and four-pane sashes. Recessed doorway left of centre contains a part-glazed four-panel door. At right end, carriageway has a segmental-arched head. Plain eaves and roof between adjoining properties. Carriageway through to rear courtyard.

Rear of main house has mostly C20 windows, but ancillary buildings retain industrial/service character with unglazed window, overhanging link block, sections of old weather-boarding and a loading hatch.

INTERIOR: Only a small part was available for inspection ;it had panelled doors, but was apparently largely the result of C20 modernisation. Stair removed but older joinery and other features are suspected.

Listing NGR: SX8765751470

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

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