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Ford House and Attached Garden Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3504 / 50°21'1"N

Longitude: -3.5855 / 3°35'7"W

OS Eastings: 287291

OS Northings: 51251

OS Grid: SX872512

Mapcode National: GBR QS.RGF9

Mapcode Global: FRA 38C3.QY2

Entry Name: Ford House and Attached Garden Railings

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Last Amended: 23 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297061

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387390

Location: Dartmouth, South Hams, Devon, TQ6

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text


DARTMOUTH

SX8751 VICTORIA ROAD
673-1/5/278 (North side)
23/10/72 No.44
Ford House and attached garden
railings
(Formerly Listed as:
VICTORIA ROAD
(North side)
No.44
Ford House)

GV II

House. c1840. Plastered stone rubble; front and rear lateral
stacks, mostly disused, but one still has a plastered brick
chimneyshaft with old pots; slate roof.
PLAN: Double-depth, with entrance hall and staircase to left.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with basement and attics. Street front is
blind except for the front doorway which contains a recessed
part-glazed 6-panel door with vertical mouldings to the bottom
panels. Garden front is a symmetrical 2-window range between
end pilasters. Central doorway to the basement contains
another 6-panel door, similar to the main door. Flanking
12-pane sashes with margin glazing. Ground floor has tall
French windows onto a cast-iron balcony with ornamental
balustrade. 12-pane sashes to first floor. According to the
owner old photographs show this side with stucco Tudor-style
hoodmoulds. Deep eaves with plastered soffit and hipped roof
with gabled dormer incorporating pair of horned 4-pane sashes
to garden front.
INTERIOR: Well-preserved with a large number of original
features including a stick-baluster stair, marble
chimneypieces, moulded plaster cornices and panelled doors.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: The road embankment forms the street side
of the garden. It is revetted with stone and has ornamental
cast-iron railings.
This is one of a good group of houses dating from the second
quarter of the C19 alongside New Street (now Victoria Road)
which was built in 1825 to enable, for the first time,
horse-drawn carriages in and out of the town.


Listing NGR: SX8729151251

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