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12 and 14, Above Town

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3502 / 50°21'0"N

Longitude: -3.5798 / 3°34'47"W

OS Eastings: 287701

OS Northings: 51229

OS Grid: SX877512

Mapcode National: GBR QS.RHWL

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.M62

Entry Name: 12 and 14, Above Town

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Last Amended: 23 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297089

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387145

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 ABOVE TOWN
673-1/8/15 (West side)
23/10/72 Nos.12 AND 14
(Formerly Listed as:
ABOVE TOWN
Nos.10 AND 12)

GV II

Pair of houses. Probably late C18/early C19, possibly with
earlier origins, with some later modernisation. Mostly
plastered walls; side walls are stone rubble but upper part of
the front is timber-framed, and front of No.12 is clad with
asbestos slate above first-floor level; chimneyshafts not
visible; slate roof.
PLAN: Similar layouts, one room wide, 2 rooms deep, with left
entrance.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 2-window range. No.14, to left, has a
plastered front lightly blocked out as ashlar and with a
reeded timber cornice at first-floor level. At the left end,
the end of the stone side wall projects slightly nearly up to
second-floor level, surely from an earlier house here. Doorway
at the left end contains a C20 door behind a contemporary
shallow plastered porch with a monopitch slate roof.
One-window front of flush-frame horned 4-pane sashes. No.12,
to right, has plastered ground floor with asbestos
slate-hanging above. Left-hand front doorway has a fielded
3-panel door under a plain overlight and a timber hood
supported on brackets carved as rearing horses (reused oriel
brackets from a C17 merchant's house). One-window front of
original sash windows, 12-pane sashes to the ground and first
floors and a 3/6-pane sash to the second floor. Both houses
have a moulded timber eaves cornice to a parallel roof hipped
both ends.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but likely to be of interest.


Listing NGR: SX8770151229

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