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Latitude: 50.3524 / 50°21'8"N
Longitude: -3.5817 / 3°34'53"W
OS Eastings: 287573
OS Northings: 51470
OS Grid: SX875514
Mapcode National: GBR QS.R9FN
Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.DH0
Entry Name: Alma and Attached Boundary Wall and Gateway Adjoining to South
Listing Date: 20 November 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1197539
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387175
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 BROWNS HILL
673-1/8/50 (South West side)
Alma and attached boundary wall and
gateway adjoining to south
House. Early C19 with minor subsequent modernisation.
Plastered walls, mostly stone rubble but timber-framed stair
turret; end and axial stacks with plastered brick
chimneyshafts and old pots; slate roof.
PLAN: Single-depth plan on a wedge-shaped site, 3 rooms wide.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic. Nearly-symmetrical 4-window
garden front. Plastered front lightly blocked out as ashlar
with stucco quoins. Approach through right (east) boundary
wall to full-width verandah; 4 bays with half bays each end,
supported on iron columns with scrolled brackets and some
front iron railings to front of right end. Both front doorways
contain original 6-panel doors, but main door (left of centre)
is round-headed with a radial pattern of glazing bars, a
margin of zig-zag pattern and incorporating orange glass.
12-pane sashes to ground floor and secondary French windows to
right end room. First floor has central tall 12-pane sashes
with original ornamental cast-iron balconies, flanked by
secondary canted bays containing front horned 4-pane sashes.
Original 3/6-pane sashes to the second floor. Deep eaves on
shaped timber brackets to parallel roof, hipped each end. More
horned 4-pane sashes on right end. Rear stair block has a
round-headed window with glazing bars below a 16-pane sash to
the top landing.
INTERIOR: Well-preserved with a good deal of original detail
including a geometric stick-baluster stair, chimneypieces,
panelled doors and moulded plaster cornices.
BOUNDARY WALL AND GATEWAY: Garden eastern boundary has a tall
plastered stone wall containing an elegant doorway onto the
verandah; projecting flat stucco surround with moulded
entablature and pediment on console brackets, and containing a
door of 2 vertical round-headed panels.
Listing NGR: SX8757351470
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