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3, Foss Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3518 / 50°21'6"N

Longitude: -3.5796 / 3°34'46"W

OS Eastings: 287714

OS Northings: 51400

OS Grid: SX877514

Mapcode National: GBR QS.R9Y7

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.F8P

Entry Name: 3, Foss Street

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Last Amended: 23 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297108

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387253

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


673-1/8/133 (West side)
23/10/72 No.3
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Nos.1 AND 3)


Shop with house above. Probably C18, with some C19 and C20
modernisation. Mixed construction; stone rubble with plastered
timber-framed front; no visible chimneyshafts; slate roof.
PLAN: One room wide and 2 rooms deep with passage to left.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with attic; 2-window first-floor range.
Plaster front lightly blocked out as ashlar. C20 shop front,
3-light window with shop door to right. House doorway recessed
to left also contains C20 door. Horned 4-pane sashes above.
Moulded timber eaves includes large modillion frieze. Parallel
gable-ended roof includes front gabled dormer.
INTERIOR: Not inspected.
HISTORY: Foss Street follows the line of a medieval dyke which
dammed a tidal creek and included a tidal mill. The mill pool
was filled in and developed around 1820-30, although houses
were built along the Foss from the C17 onwards.

Listing NGR: SX8771251399

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

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