FAIRFAX HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1208829

Date first listed: 23-Feb-1994

Date of most recent amendment: 13-Apr-1994

Statutory Address: FAIRFAX HOUSE, 5 AND 6, FAIRFAX PLACE

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Location

Statutory Address: FAIRFAX HOUSE, 5 AND 6, FAIRFAX PLACE

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 87801 51277

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Details

DARTMOUTH

SX874510 FAIRFAX PLACE 673-1/8/115 (West side) Nos.5 AND 6

GV II

Shops with flats behind and above. Mid C19. Stucco on brick or stone; stacks disused; slate roof. PLAN: Large L-plan building on corner site with east-facing frontage onto Fairfax Place and north-facing frontage onto Smith Street. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with attics; 2:1-window front to Fairfax Place, one-window to canted corner, and 4-window front on return to Smith Street, in a consistent modest Italianate style. Ground floor has attractive and fine Edwardian timber shop front onto Fairfax Place. It has a doorway at the left end and 2-bay shop front, another doorway in the canted corner and returns one bay onto Smith Street. Bottom-panelled glazed doors with glazing bars. Bays defined by panelled pilasters enriched with sunburst and shell motifs and with Corinthian capitals, faceted blocks above to fascia. Slightly-bowed shop windows to transom level with similar glazing pattern to shop doors. Overlights to windows and doors. To rear of shop, on Smith Street, 3 round-headed openings, all with stucco quoins; 2 windows and rear doorway containing a fielded 4-panel door under plain fanlight. Upper windows have segmental-arch heads to first floor and round heads to the second floor, all contain sashes without glazing bars. Deep stucco eaves cornice is richly moulded and interrupted by a series of shaped timber brackets. Hipped roof containing a single gabled dormer to each front. INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SX8780151277

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Legacy System number: 387237

Legacy System: LBS

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