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Latitude: 50.3522 / 50°21'7"N
Longitude: -3.5799 / 3°34'47"W
OS Eastings: 287697
OS Northings: 51443
OS Grid: SX876514
Mapcode National: GBR QS.R9VX
Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.F57
Entry Name: 15, Foss Street
Listing Date: 23 October 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1197527
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387260
Location: Dartmouth, South Hams, Devon, TQ6
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Dartmouth
Built-Up Area: Dartmouth
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Dartmouth Townstal
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX874510 FOSS STREET
673-1/8/140 (West side)
Shop with house above. Probably early C19, some C20
alterations. Mixed construction; stone rubble party walls and
plastered timber-framed front, rear hung with asbestos slate;
gable-end stacks with brick chimneyshafts and some old pots;
PLAN: 2 rooms wide and 2 rooms deep.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic; 2-window first-floor range.
Plastered front is lightly blocked out as ashlar. Ground-floor
front has house doorway to left, now containing C20 glazed
door, and rebuilt C19 timber 2-bay shop front with glazing
bars and central shop doorway with C19 top-glazed 6-panel door
and fanlight with Y-tracery glazing bars. 2-window front above
of 16-pane sashes, larger ones on the first floor. Plain eaves
to gable-ended roof containing C20 flat-roofed dormer. Left
gable end is slate-hung. Rear hung with asbestos slates at
second-floor level and includes a C19 four/eight-pane sash
window and canted bay at first-floor level.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but likely to be of interest.
HISTORY: Foss Street represents the line of a medieval dam
which included a tidal mill. The mill pond was filled in and
developed around 1820-30, although houses had been built along
the Foss from the C17 onwards.
Listing NGR: SX8769751443
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