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Latitude: 50.348 / 50°20'52"N
Longitude: -3.5776 / 3°34'39"W
OS Eastings: 287853
OS Northings: 50975
OS Grid: SX878509
Mapcode National: GBR QS.RJH7
Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.VD3
Entry Name: 12, Bayards Cove
Listing Date: 14 September 1949
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1297053
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387167
Location: Dartmouth, South Hams, Devon, TQ6
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
SX8750 BAYARDS COVE
673-1/6/37 (West side)
House, now divided into flats. c1839, some late C20
modernisation. Mixed construction; side and back wall of
plastered stone rubble and front wall of slate-hung
timber-framing above first-floor level; stacks with roughcast
brick chimneyshafts and some old pots; slate roof.
EXTERIOR: Ground floor now occupied by C20 garage door and
contemporary windows above in slate-hung front. Canted bay
rises through first and second floor, lower one containing
horned 12-pane sashes (2 forward and one each side) and upper
one containing aluminium-framed large picture windows. Smaller
aluminium-framed canted bay window under gable. Left return
built against Bearscove Castle (qv). Stone steps rise along
right return where there are C20 doors to the flats but also
some C19 twelve-pane sashes.
INTERIOR: Not inspected, but large plain crossbeams were
According to Freeman (see below) the quay was extended to
Bearscove Castle in 1839, at the same time providing the site
to build No.12. She also publishes an early C20 photograph
which shows the house with its original front.
(Freeman, Ray: Dartmouth and its Neighbours: Phillimore:
1990-: P.54; PL.80).
Listing NGR: SX8785350975
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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