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7 and 9, Higher Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3505 / 50°21'1"N

Longitude: -3.5785 / 3°34'42"W

OS Eastings: 287790

OS Northings: 51261

OS Grid: SX877512

Mapcode National: GBR QS.RJ6N

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.MP9

Entry Name: 7 and 9, Higher Street

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197530

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387269

Location: Dartmouth, South Hams, Devon, TQ6

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text


DARTMOUTH

SX874510 HIGHER STREET
673-1/8/149 (East side)
23/10/72 Nos.7 AND 9

GV II

House over shop, originally 2 houses and shops. Probably late
C18, but this is a medieval plot and therefore parts of the
structure may be older. Mixed construction; stone rubble side
walls and timber-framed front, all clad with roughcast where
exposed; end stacks have rendered chimneyshafts with old pots;
slate roof.
PLAN: 2 rooms wide and 2 rooms deep.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with attics and cellars, latter now used
by No.9 Fairfax Place (qv); 2-window range. Ground floor has
C19 timber shop front, part-glazed 4-panel doors each end and
central 6-panel door, all recessed with stone steps and plain
overlights, with 2-light display windows between. Right-end
timber plain pilaster to plain fascia. 2-window front above of
horned 4-pane sashes including a pair to first-floor right.
Plain eaves. Hipped roof end onto street.
INTERIOR: Right front and back rooms separated by probably
early, if not original, stair. Rest of house not inspected but
probably of interest.
In the C14 this was the principal street of Dartmouth.


Listing NGR: SX8779051261

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