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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1297061
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387390
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
SX8751 VICTORIA ROAD
673-1/5/278 (North side)
Ford House and attached garden
(Formerly Listed as:
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
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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