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Townstal Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.353 / 50°21'10"N

Longitude: -3.59 / 3°35'23"W

OS Eastings: 286983

OS Northings: 51550

OS Grid: SX869515

Mapcode National: GBR QS.R7B5

Mapcode Global: FRA 38C3.H72

Entry Name: Townstal Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218157

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387377

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


SX8651 TOWNSTAL ROAD, Townstal
673-1/5/294 (South West side)
23/10/72 Townstal Farmhouse


Former farmhouse, now a guesthouse. C17 or earlier core, much
altered in the C19 and C20, with C20 extensions. Painted stone
rubble; stone rubble end and rear lateral stacks have
chimneyshafts with plastered brick tops; asbestos slate roof,
probably thatch originally.
PLAN: L-plan includes 3-room-and-through-passage plan to main
block; former service wing projects forward at right-angles
from the left (inner room) end; integral outshut to rear
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; late C18/early C19 regular 4-window
front. Front doorway a little right of centre (with straight
join immediately left) contains a top-glazed 6-panel door
behind a gabled stone porch with round-headed outer arch.
Flanking windows have low segmental brick arches over pairs of
12-pane sashes and, to left, a 16-pane sash. First-floor
12-pane sashes. Plain eaves to gable-ended roof. Gabled front
block contains a C20 door in an older frame under a C20 hood
next to the main block. Its windows are casements with glazing
bars except for the two 12-pane sashes in the outer side wall.
Rear C20 extensions.
INTERIOR: Much altered. No early carpentry is exposed.
Fireplaces have been exposed and mended, the most complete are
those in the 2 right-hand rooms, both with side ovens. Roof
not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX8698351550

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

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