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Morocco House

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3484 / 50°20'54"N

Longitude: -3.5778 / 3°34'40"W

OS Eastings: 287836

OS Northings: 51021

OS Grid: SX878510

Mapcode National: GBR QS.RJDX

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.V9B

Entry Name: Morocco House

Listing Date: 14 September 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293310

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387159

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


673-1/8/31 (West side)
14/09/49 No.5
Morocco House


House; Cottage Hospital from 1887-1894. Probably c1820-30 with
older core. Plastered stone rubble, maybe brick dressings;
right end stacks with rendered brick chimneyshafts and old
pots; slate roof.
PLAN: One room wide and 2 rooms deep.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 2-window front. Plaster is lightly
blocked out as ashlar. Original segmental arch-headed sash
windows with margin glazing bars. First-floor windows are
taller and onto full-width ornamental cast-iron balcony
featuring cross bars enriched with ornate crosses. Doorway to
left with segmental arch head and unusual C19 timber doorcase
- a curious design with frame of diagonal grooves under an
oval medallion with bat-wing carving each side under a flat
hood. Reveals and segmental-headed door enriched with a
studded pattern and door has top lights. Deep eaves carried on
shaped timber brackets which include a timber frieze carved to
look like drapery threaded through the brackets. Hipped roof
with front segmental dormer containing another sash window
with margin glazing.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but C19 joinery and other features
reported by the owner.
(Freeman, Ray: Dartmouth and its Neighbours: Phillimore:
1990-: PL.99; P.163).

Listing NGR: SX8783151020

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