CUSTOM HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208079
Date first listed:
14-Sep-1949
Date of most recent amendment:
23-Feb-1994
Statutory Address:
CUSTOM HOUSE, 3, BAYARDS COVE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CUSTOM HOUSE, 3, BAYARDS COVE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
Dartmouth
National Grid Reference:
SX 87830 51038

Details

DARTMOUTH

SX874510 BAYARDS COVE 673-1/8/29 (West side) 14/09/49 No.3 Custom House (Formerly Listed as: BAYARDS COVE No.3 Custom House or Trinity House)

GV II

Custom House. Probably C18, altered c1930. Ground floor is plastered, painted Flemish-bond brick above; right end stack with plastered brick chimneyshaft and pots; slate roof. PLAN: One room wide and 2 rooms deep. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 2-window front, entirely C20 above first-floor level. Wide front doorway to left containing double 3-panel doors under plain overlight. Above is a painted board, "H.M. Customs and Excise", and above it painted relief Royal Arms. 16-pane sash to ground-floor right may be early. A central canted bay rises through first and second floors with narrow windows to left (lower one with low segmental brick arch). First floor has sash windows; front 12-pane sash to bay with side 8-pane sashes and another in left window. Second floor has C20 casements, some without glazing bars. Deep eaves with plastered soffit to parallel roof which is gable-ended to right. INTERIOR: Not inspected but likely to be of interest. Freeman publishes an 1887 photograph which shows the building before its refurbishment. (Freeman, Ray: Dartmouth and its Neighbours: Phillimore: 1990-: PL.99).

Listing NGR: SX8782951039

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
387157
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Freeman, R, Dartmouth and its Neighbours, (1990)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04995/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Head. Source Historic England Archive
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