3 Fore Street

1 Sep 1999
3 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 11/149 - No. 3 26.8.65 GV II

Cottage. C18. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stacks with C20 brick tops; thatched roof. 2-room plan cottage with central entrance facing south-west set between Nos 2 and 4 Fore Street (q.v.). End stacks. 2 storeys. Formerly symmetrical 3-window front of C19 16-pane sashes now with C20 French window on ground floor left. Central doorway now contains C20 glazed door and zinc-roofed monopitch hood on plain posts.

Interior has plain carpentry detail. This cottage is slightly larger than most of its neighbours. It 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: SS7692107641


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