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4, South Embankment

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3509 / 50°21'3"N

Longitude: -3.5776 / 3°34'39"W

OS Eastings: 287858

OS Northings: 51304

OS Grid: SX878513

Mapcode National: GBR QS.RBH8

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.N1D

Entry Name: 4, South Embankment

Listing Date: 23 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297054

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387340

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


673-1/8/226 (West side)


Shop with house above. c1890 probably by EH Back. Mixed
construction; solid side and back walls and timber-framed show
front over ground-floor level of painted red brick with
Bathstone ashlar dressings; right lateral stack with rendered
red brick chimneyshaft; gabled slate roof with pierced crested
ridge tiles.
PLAN: Double-depth, one room wide with entrance lobby and
stairs to left.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys; 2-window second-floor range. Ornamental
show front in a distinctive Elizabethan style. Timber-framed
with jettied floors, projecting bays, balustraded balconies.
Stone doorway to ground-floor left has a moulded surround, C20
glazed door and overlight. Central stone 3-light
mullion-and-transom window and, to right, a smaller segmental
arch-headed and transomed window. First floor has large
central segmental arch-headed opening, second floor has 2
French windows and 2 casements to the third floor. All windows
now contain late C20 aluminium frames. First- and second-floor
full-width balconies. Framing creates narrow panels which were
probably originally slate-hung like the other contemporary
houses on the street. Top-storey framing has braces and other
ornament, including a brattished tie beam (similar decoration
to the gable bargeboards).
INTERIOR: Not inspected.
Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SX8786051306

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

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