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Woodlands

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.341 / 50°20'27"N

Longitude: -3.5756 / 3°34'32"W

OS Eastings: 287978

OS Northings: 50192

OS Grid: SX879501

Mapcode National: GBR QS.S4YN

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D4.GTD

Entry Name: Woodlands

Listing Date: 23 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218363

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387405

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

SX8750 WEEKE HILL, Warfleet
673-1/6/305 (West side)
Woodlands

II

House. c1820-30. Local stone rubble with brick dressings,
plastered on the front, painted on the ends; end stacks with
plastered brick chimneyshafts and old pots; slate roof.
PLAN: Double-depth plan house, 2 rooms wide, with central
entrance hall and main stair between entrance hall and service
room left rear. Original kitchen was in a single-storey rear
block.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attics. Garden front, facing east, is
a symmetrical 3-window range, lightly blocked out as ashlar.
Ground-floor windows under a slate-roofed verandah of 5 bays
supported on pairs of slender timber posts with curving
brackets and trellis infill in Chinese Chippendale style; it
returns 2 bays round right end onto entrance front. Outer
ground-floor windows are late C19/early C20 bays containing
forward pairs of 8-pane sashes, and central window is blind.
First floor has 12-pane sashes with moulded stucco
architraves, outer ones with moulded cornices on console
brackets. Deep eaves with plastered soffit. Roof is
gable-ended and contains 2 front gabled dormers.
North end is the entrance front, 3 storeys high, 3 windows
wide, the symmetry upset by insertion of a C20 window. Windows
either blind or 12-pane sashes (one replacement casement) with
plain stucco surrounds under pediment hoods on console
brackets, all enriched with scrolls and leaves. Central
doorway, behind gabled late C19 glazed porch, is round-headed
with panelled reveals and contains a part-glazed 6-panel door
under a fanlight with glazing bars.
Kitchen has single sash this side; stair window in rear wall
with margin glazing of coloured glass. Remains of kitchen roof
of random slate.
INTERIOR: Very little modernised with most of its original
detail, open-string stair with stick balusters, panelled doors
and coved moulded cornices to the principal rooms. Only the
original chimneypieces have been removed. Roof not inspected.
According to the owners, Woodlands was built for the manager
of Warfleet Brewery, now the Dartmouth Pottery (qv).


Listing NGR: SX8797850192

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

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