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Conservative Club

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3515 / 50°21'5"N

Longitude: -3.5807 / 3°34'50"W

OS Eastings: 287637

OS Northings: 51369

OS Grid: SX876513

Mapcode National: GBR QS.R9PN

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.LT8

Entry Name: Conservative Club

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Last Amended: 23 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197589

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387381

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 VICTORIA ROAD
673-1/8/267 (North side)
23/10/72 Nos.8 AND 8A
Conservative Club
(Formerly Listed as:
VICTORIA ROAD
(North side)
No.8
Constitutional Club)

GV II

Large building, probably made by joining 2 or 3 houses, now
Conservative Club and offices. c1830, some C20 alterations.
Plastered stone rubble, some painted stone rubble; end and
rear stacks with rendered brick chimneyshafts and pots; hipped
slate roof.
PLAN: The main block of the building is a double-depth square
corner house, 2 rooms wide. Third front room to left (west)
set back a little. End stack. No.8A is a block facing onto Ivy
Lane behind the third room and it projects slightly further to
left. Another rear block behind the right end, onto Charles
Street.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Main block has a symmetrical 3-window
front, lightly blocked out as ashlar and flanked by plain end
pilasters. Central round-headed doorway has flat stucco
surround with moulded cornice. Recessed unusual round-headed
6-panel door with good original cast-iron knocker. 16-pane
sash windows with Tudor-style stucco hoodmoulds, unusual label
stops as lions' heads with swags. Moulded eaves cornice and
parapet carried round to left over recessed 2-window section,
all 16-pane sashes. The rear block to left has a 2-window
front to Ivy Lane of large horned 16-pane sashes, wall is
painted stone rubble at ground-floor level. Right end, to
Charles Street overlooking Market Square, has a service door
to rear, a couple of ground-floor 12-pane sash windows and, to
rear, 2 horned 4-pane sashes.
INTERIOR: Not inspected.
This house is one of a good group of houses and shops dating
from the second quarter of the C19 alongside New Road (now
Victoria Road) which was built in 1825 along the edge of the
infilled mill pond to enable, for the first time, horse-drawn
carriages in and out of the town.


Listing NGR: SX8763751369

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