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Latitude: 50.3525 / 50°21'8"N
Longitude: -3.5817 / 3°34'53"W
OS Eastings: 287573
OS Northings: 51481
OS Grid: SX875514
Mapcode National: GBR QS.R9FM
Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.DGY
Entry Name: Alma Cottage
Listing Date: 23 February 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1197540
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387176
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
673-1/8/51 (West side)
House. Date plaque of 1889 records renovation of an earlier
house, one of 1653 according to date plaque reset in the side
wall. Plastered stone rubble, with plaster blocked out as
ashlar to front; disused stacks; flat roof.
PLAN: Single-depth plan house, 2 rooms wide with central
entrance passage and rear stairs between them.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; symmetrical 3-window front. Outer windows
are horned 4-pane sashes and centre windows are narrow
round-headed windows containing horned sashes without glazing
bars. Central doorway contains a timber replacement pedimented
doorcase and part-glazed door. Plat band at first-floor level
and right end pilaster. Shield-shaped plaque second-floor
centre inscribed in Lombardic script recording the renovation
of 1889. Deep eaves carried on shaped timber brackets.
Cast-iron railings to the parapet. Right end pilaster moulded
at top and chamfered across bottom corner. Stone corner plaque
inscribed with street names. Right return is blind to Clarence
Hill and contains the 1653 date plaque with the initials
INTERIOR: Ground floor modernised in the C20 with no exposed
features and stair rebuilt.
Formerly the servants' cottage to Alma, No.19 Browns Hill
(qv). Important to the group of listed buildings on Clarence
Hill near the top of Browns Hill.
Listing NGR: SX8757351481
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