24, FOSS STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1209507
Date first listed:
28-Oct-1986
Date of most recent amendment:
23-Feb-1994
Statutory Address:
24, FOSS STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
24, FOSS STREET

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 87704 51470

Details

DARTMOUTH

SX874510 FOSS STREET 673-1/8/145 (East side) 28/10/86 No.24 (Formerly Listed as: FOSS STREET Nos.22 AND 24)

GV II

Shop with house above. Probably mid C19. Mixed construction; stone rubble side walls, plastered timber-framed front; left end stack with brick chimneyshafts and old pots; slate roof. PLAN: House one room wide and 2 rooms deep. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; one-window front. Plastered front lightly blocked out as ashlar. Ground floor has full-width timber shop front, certainly C19 if not original. Doorway recessed to right contains bottom-panelled glazed door with plain overlight. 2-bay shop front without glazing bars to right. Fascia flanked by shaped brackets featuring carved wheatsheaves (presumably it was a bakery). Windows above are horned 4-pane sashes, smaller on the second floor than the first. Plain eaves. Roof hipped to left. INTERIOR: Only plain carpentry detail of the shop inspected. HISTORY: Foss Street marks the line of a medieval dam which included a tidal mill. The mill pool was filled in and developed around 1820-1830, although houses were built along the Foss from the C17 onwards.

Listing NGR: SX8770451470

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
387265
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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