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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1297054
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387340
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
SX874510 SOUTH EMBANKMENT
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
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
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