This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
BOVEY TRACEY TOWN HALL PLACE, Bovey Tracey SX 8178
11/97 No. 15 including - No. 82 Fore Street
Shop with living accommodation over; rear part is now a separate house. Late C16 or C17. Solid walls, aprtly partly the central section of the south wall is of exposed stone rubble. East gable covered with asbestos slates. Asbestos slate roof, hipped at rear. On south wall, towards the east end is a tall granite ashlar chimneystack of late C16 or C17, with offsets, weatherings (one of these clearly designed for a thatched roof) and tapered top. At west end of south wall a projecting, rendered stack with offsets. On roofslope a little to the east of this, a pair of rendered stacks. A long, narrow-fronted house that must originally have been at least 3 rooms deep; it is not clear whether the original entrance was in Town Hall Place or Fore Street. 2 storeys. Front to Town Hall Place has a single window in second storey, this having a C20 2-light casement. Late C19 shop front in ground storey with glazing canted into entrance and divided by wooden shaft with cap and base, answered by responds, the right- hand section C20; 4-pane wood casement window in gable. South front has irregular fenestration. Right-hand, rendered section has a small, late C19 display window in ground storey. Central rubble stone section has glazed door to left with small window beside it on left-hand side. To right of this is a 3-light wood window under a segmental arch of yellow brick; outer lights are 6-paned, centre light altered in C20. Above, in second storey, are 2 wood casement windows of different heights; left-hand window is of 3 lights, right- hand window of 4 lights, both with 3 panes per light. Left-hand section (No. 82 Fore Street) has been almost wholly altered in C20 and has been given a hard render.
Glazed door to right with 2-pane window beside it; to left of ground storey an older 2-light wood casement with 2 panes per light. A C20 window to right of second storey.
Interior not inspected. Local information is that a large, old open fireplace exists in the room behind the shop, possibly now covered up. There are probably other features of interest inside, possibly also covered up.
Listing NGR: SX8168978566
© Mr M J Medley. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Medley, M J
Rights Holder: Medley, M J
Render, Rubble, Stone, Asbestos, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling, Shop, Commercial, Apartment
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