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11, Foss Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3521 / 50°21'7"N

Longitude: -3.5798 / 3°34'47"W

OS Eastings: 287705

OS Northings: 51432

OS Grid: SX877514

Mapcode National: GBR QS.R9X1

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.F6C

Entry Name: 11, Foss Street

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Last Amended: 23 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297109

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387258

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


673-1/8/138 (West side)
23/10/72 No.11
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Nos.11 AND 11A)


Shop with house above. c1820-30, some late C19 and C20
alterations. Mixed construction; stone rubble party walls and
plastered timber-framed fronts; rear and right end stacks with
brick chimneyshafts, one rendered and both with old pots;
slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 2-window first-floor range. Plastered
front is lightly blocked out as ashlar. Ground floor has late
C19 timber 2-bay shop front without glazing bars and left end
corner has large canted doorway with bottom-panelled glazed
double doors and flanking pilasters. Shop front continues
another 2 bays on return wall to Union Street. Panelled
pilasters each end of the shop front with large shaped
brackets to the fascia. At right end front, doorway to house
contains late C20 panelled door under plain overlight. First
floor has large sash windows, horned 4-pane sash to left but
original 12-pane sash to right, and second floor has C20
casements. Moulded timber eaves cornice carried on pairs of
modillions and pediment above. Hipped roof. Moulded cornice
carried round return to Union Street, but here there are no
paired modillions. Blind windows to Union Street.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but likely to be of interest.
HISTORY: Foss Street represents the line of a medieval dam
which included a tidal mill. The mill pond was filled in and
developed around 1820-30, although houses had been built along
the Foss from the C17 onwards.

Listing NGR: SX8770251433

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