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5, Ridge Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3543 / 50°21'15"N

Longitude: -3.578 / 3°34'40"W

OS Eastings: 287839

OS Northings: 51682

OS Grid: SX878516

Mapcode National: GBR QS.R4CW

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.7XD

Entry Name: 5, Ridge Hill

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292356

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387323

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

SX8751 RIDGE HILL
673-1/5/208 (South side)
23/10/72 No.5

GV II

Small house. Mid C19. Plastered stone rubble; end stacks with
exposed and plastered brick chimneyshafts with pots; slate
roof.
PLAN: Double-depth, 2 rooms wide with central passage and rear
staircase. Secondary service front doorway to right, to
passage to unheated rear service room. Principal rooms to
left.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 2-window range. Plastered front is
lightly blocked out as ashlar with flanking end pilasters.
Main front doorway right of centre with moulded stucco
surround and console brackets to moulded entablature; recessed
door of 2 vertical panels under an overlight with glazing
bars. Service doorway to right has door with small top-glazed
panels and 2 vertical panels below. Ground-floor window to
left in shallow bay; flanking round-headed panels and moulded
cornice. First-floor windows have small shoulders to flat
arches and moulded architraves with keystones. All windows are
horned 4-pane sashes. Plain eaves to parallel roof,
gable-ended to left as it steps up the hill.
INTERIOR: Surprisingly good for such a small house. Top-lit
stair rises round a wall but manages to include mahogany
handrail and stick balusters. Principal rooms have moulded
plaster cornices and panelled doors (inner porch door with
coloured glass in margin glazing). There is no original
kitchen and it is unusual for such a small house to have a
separate service entrance, indicating that it was possibly
built as a holiday cottage. One of a group of similar small
houses and listed buildings at the bottom of Ridge Hill.


Listing NGR: SX8783951682

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

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