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Latitude: 50.3515 / 50°21'5"N
Longitude: -3.5796 / 3°34'46"W
OS Eastings: 287720
OS Northings: 51373
OS Grid: SX877513
Mapcode National: GBR QS.R9ZF
Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.M8S
Entry Name: 1 and 3, Victoria Road
Listing Date: 23 February 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1297059
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387379
Location: Dartmouth, South Hams, Devon, TQ6
District: South Hams
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 VICTORIA ROAD
673-1/8/265 (South side)
Nos.1 AND 3
Pair of shops with houses over. c1825, with some later C19 and
C20 alterations. Mixed construction; plastered stone rubble
side walls and slate-hung timber-framed front; lateral and
rear end stacks with rendered chimneyshafts; slate roof.
PLAN: Contemporary pair of shops with houses above and to
rear, each basically a mirror-plan of the other. Side doorways
to stairs between front and back rooms.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with attics; symmetrical 3-window front.
Ground floor with late C19/early C20 shop fronts. No.1 has 2
lights with recessed central doorway, now with C20 door under
plain overlight, outer arch with ornate iron brackets and
grille, right end has plain pilaster under shaped bracket to
fascia with moulded cornice which carries round return to
another pilaster and bracket. No.3 has plainer shop front, 2
bays with central recessed doorway (now C20 door). First floor
has large 16-pane sash windows either side of narrow 8-pane
sash. Similar second floor but flanking 12-pane sashes here.
Plain eaves and parallel roofs at right-angles to the street,
hipped to front, each containing front dormer window under
monopitch roof. Left side of No.1 to Anzac Street altered; it
has blocked round-headed alcove in position of original door,
C20 door further back, and windows are C20 sashes with glazing
bars. The west side of No.3 has more original features and
doorway here in correct position.
INTERIOR: Not inspected.
HISTORY: Part of an early C19 development of the area
associated with the filling in of the old mill pool and
building of the market (qv). New Road was built in 1825 to
enable, for the first time, horse-drawn carriages in and out
of the town.
Included for group value.
(Freeman, Ray: Dartmouth and its Neighbours: Phillimore:
Listing NGR: SX8772451371
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