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6, Market Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3521 / 50°21'7"N

Longitude: -3.5801 / 3°34'48"W

OS Eastings: 287686

OS Northings: 51439

OS Grid: SX876514

Mapcode National: GBR QS.R9TT

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.F31

Entry Name: 6, Market Street

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Last Amended: 23 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387293

Location: Dartmouth, South Hams, Devon, TQ6

County: Devon

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


673-1/8/173 (East side)
23/10/72 No.6
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Nos.6 AND 7)


House. c1830. Mixed construction; mostly plastered stone
rubble but slate-hung to timber-framed upper floors of front;
end stacks with rendered brick chimneyshafts and old pots;
slate roof.
PLAN: Built as the southern half of a pair with No.7 (qv); one
room deep, 2 rooms wide with central stair.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic; symmetrical 2-window front.
Plastered ground-floor level, slate-hung above. Ground floor
has 8/12-pane sashes either side of central doorway which is
recessed up 2 steps and contains a 6-panel door under a plain
triangular-headed fanlight and attractive open-pediment hood
supported on carved putti. First-floor French windows with
glazing bars and margin lights give onto balcony fenced with
ornate cast-ironwork featuring Vitruvian scrolls, anthemiae
and the like. Second floor has 16-pane sashes. Deep eaves with
plain plastered soffit. Roof is gable-ended and contains a
gabled dormer with a 4-pane sash window and shaped
bargeboards. Rear elevation is plastered and includes 3
round-headed fixed-pane windows with glazing bars and other
horned 12-pane sashes.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but likely to be of interest.
HISTORY: The area was developed in the 1820s and the 1830s on
the site of a large infilled mill pool and contains a good
group of early C19 buildings around the Market Square.

Listing NGR: SX8768651439

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