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Greenway View Passage House, Dittisham

Description: Greenway View Passage House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101218

OS Grid Reference: SX8663254834
OS Grid Coordinates: 286632, 54834
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3824, -3.5959

Location: The Quay, Dittisham, Devon TQ6 0EZ

Locality: Dittisham
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ6 0EZ

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Listing Text


5X8654-5X8754 THE QUAY
17/306 Nos 1 and 2 (Greenway
View) and (Passage


Said to have been formerly a cider house (for consumption of cider) with an
integral 'keel' (skittles) alley and pair of cottages; now a store and 2
cottages. Probably early or mid C18, remodelled in Cl9. Painted stone
rubble, right hand end gable is slate hung. Slate roof with gabled ends
and red clay ridge tiles. Projecting lateral stacks at the rear with
concrete caps and clay pots.
Plan: Single depth rectangular plan integral single phase building. At
the right hand end a house which is a former 3-storey cider house (for
cider consumption not cider making) with a central entrance and a straight
staircase between the 2 principal rooms and another room to the left. To
the left of this is the 'keel' (a form of skittles) alley (now a store)
with a central front entrance and 2 cottages above entered from doorways at
the higher ground level at the back.
Exterior: 3 storeys. Not quite symmetrical 6-window east front facing
river, the 2 windows to the right of centre are narrower and closer spaced.
All C20 2-light casements with glazing bars, 8 panes per light except for
the circa early C19 casement to the left of centre on the first floor and
the 2 right hand ground floor windows which are circa early C19 16-pane
sashes with an early C19 6-panel door between, the bottom panels flush.
The wider doorway to left of centre has C20 plank double doors and a brick
segmental arch. All the windows are also in segmental brick arch openings
with slate sills and the doorway to the right has a timber lintel.
Rear elevation has C19 casements with glazing bars and 4 large projecting
stone lateral stacks and later outshuts.
Interior: The cider house left hand ground floor room retains its C19
benches with shaped ends and a straight staircase with stick balusters.
Most of the doors are C19 parallel or plank doors, but on the second floor
there are some C18 fitted 2-panel doors and some C18 plank partitions.
Light scantling ceiling beams are exposed on the cottages and the 'keel'
alley has a chamfered axial beam.

Listing NGR: SX8663254834

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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