2 Fore Street

1 Sep 1999
2 Fore Street, Morchard Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17 6NX
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

MORCHARD BISHOP FORE STREET (north-east side) SS 7607 - 7707 Morchard Bishop 11/148 - No. 2 26.8.65 GV II

Cottage. C18. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stack topped with C19 brick; thatched roof. Small 2-room plan cottage facing south-west set between Nos 1 and 3 Fore Street (q.v.). End stack serving larger right-hand (south-eastern) room.

2 storeys. Nearly symmetrical 2-window front including various C19 and early C20 casements, all with glazing bars. The pair of first floor 3-light casements have small rectangular panes, 8 to each light, and including some original glass.

Interior has plain carpentry detail. Cottage is one of a row of 13 cottages which together form the longest continuous run of thatch-roofed buildings in Devon and probably the longest run in England.

Listing NGR: SS7692407633


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2255 IOE Records taken by Michael Woodhead; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Michael Woodhead. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Woodhead, Michael

Rights Holder: Woodhead, Michael


Cob, Plaster, Rubble, Thatch, Stuart Row, Georgian Domestic, Multiple Dwelling, Dwelling, Row House, Monument (By Form), House