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12, Bayards Cove

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297053

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387167

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


673-1/6/37 (West side)
14/09/49 No.12


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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