CHARITY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208590
Date first listed:
14-Sep-1949
Date of most recent amendment:
23-Feb-1994
Statutory Address:
CHARITY HOUSE, 2, COLLAFORD LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHARITY HOUSE, 2, COLLAFORD LANE

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 87720 51313

Details

DARTMOUTH

SX874510 COLLAFORD LANE 673-1/8/89 (West side) 14/09/49 No.2 Charity House (Formerly Listed as: COLLAFORD LANE No.1A)

GV II

Merchant's house. Mid C17 with possible medieval origins; remodelled mid C17; thoroughly refurbished in the mid C20. Mixed construction; local stone rubble side walls and timber-framed front; stone rubble stack to right party wall; slate roof. PLAN: substantially remodelled in mid C20. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with cellar; 2-window first-floor range. Front is jettied at first-floor level. Cellar and ground floor have exposed C17 timber-framing. The descending steps of Collaford Lane allow front access to the cellar. There is a wide opening with ovolo-moulded headbeam and jambs containing a C20 plank door at the right end with a contemporary window with glazing bars alongside. Ground-floor level has close-studded timber-framing with scratch-moulded studs. At the left end there are stone steps off the lane to a platform in front of the ground-floor doorway. Solid doorframe has ogee-moulded surround with complex stepped scroll stops and contains C20 Tudor-style plank door with coverstrips and strap hinges. Small original single-light window to left with ovolo-moulded surround. To right an original oriel window with moulded sill on shaped timber brackets and square corner posts carved with stylised foliage. The ovolo-moulded headbeam shows that there were originally 5 narrow forward lights, but now there are 3 containing C20 casements with glazing bars. First-floor jetty is boarded and frontage above is plastered. First and second floors have small C20 windows to left, lighting the stairs. First floor also has a restored C17 oriel, a smaller version of the one below and second floor has a C20 three-light casement with glazing bars. Gable above. INTERIOR: Largely the result of the C20 refurbishment. Staircase is C20, fireplaces blocked by C20 grates, and no earlier carpentry or joinery exposed. Roof not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX8772051313

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
387214
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 28 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05408/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Head. Source Historic England Archive
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