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The Little Clock House

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3517 / 50°21'6"N

Longitude: -3.5796 / 3°34'46"W

OS Eastings: 287719

OS Northings: 51389

OS Grid: SX877513

Mapcode National: GBR QS.R9ZC

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.F9V

Entry Name: The Little Clock House

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218164

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387380

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


DARTMOUTH

SX874510 VICTORIA ROAD
673-1/8/266 (North side)
23/10/72 No.2
and The Little Clock House

GV II

Shop with house above. Probably c1825, with some later C19 and
C20 modernisation. Mixed construction; stone rubble with
plastered timber-framed fronts; no visible chimneyshafts;
slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 2-window range. Plaster fronts lightly
blocked out as ashlar. Victoria Road has a late C19 timber
shop front of 2 bays flanked by reeded pilasters with simple
caps and fascia with moulded cornice above jettied first-floor
level and carried across to left over house doorway with C20
panelled door. Shop doorway in canted right corner with
bottom-panelled glazed door. Horned 4-pane sash window above
towards right end. Foss Street (right) return in similar
style. Shop front continued 2 bays from corner doorway and
fascia continued to property boundary. Original house doorway
at right end has plain overlight and, though blocked by a
display window, the lower panels of the door show below.
Horned 4-pane sash windows above, central pair to the first
floor and one each end to the second floor. First-floor left a
C19 circular clockface recessed into the wall, made by WH Howe
of Dartmouth. Plain eaves to hipped roof running up Foss
Street.
INTERIOR: Not inspected.
HISTORY: Victoria Road was built in 1825 to enable, for the
first time, horse-drawn carriages to come in and out of town
and was associated with the development of the reclaimed land
of the old mill pond.
This corner building forms an attractive group with the shops
of Foss Street.


Listing NGR: SX8771651390

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