9, FAIRFAX PLACE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208855
Date first listed:
23-Oct-1972
Statutory Address:
9, FAIRFAX PLACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
9, 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 87795 51262

Details

DARTMOUTH

SX874510 FAIRFAX PLACE 673-1/8/117 (West side) 23/10/72 No.9

GV II

Merchant's house, shop with house above. Medieval site. C17, with C19 and C20 modernisations. Mixed construction; stone rubble side walls with plastered timber-framed walls front and back; side wall stack with rendered chimneyshafts; slate roof. PLAN: End onto the street, probably 2 rooms deep. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; one-window range. Plastered and all C20 features, but the jetties indicate the survival of original C17 timber-framing. C20 shop front to the ground floor with central doorway, and to right, a C20 panelled door to the house. C20 windows with glazing bars to the upper floors. Plain eaves to hipped front end of the roof. INTERIOR: Only the ground floor was available for survey. It has been cleared of all partitions and all carpentry is covered. There is, in the middle, a late C19 cast-iron column with Corinthian capital supporting the first-floor structure. Rest of interior said to have newel stair and likely to be of interest. HISTORY: The line of Lower Street was originally the waterfront. Land to the east was reclaimed in the late C16 and thereafter it became a main trading street connecting the old quay at Bayards Cove with the C17 New Quay around the present Boat Float.

Listing NGR: SX8779551262

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
387239
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: 14 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04594/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Head. Source Historic England Archive
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