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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1218164
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387380
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 VICTORIA ROAD
673-1/8/266 (North side)
and The Little Clock House
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;
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
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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