5 Fore Street

1 Sep 1999
5 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 11/151 - No. 5 26.8.65 GV II

Cottage. C18. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stack topped with C20 brick; thatched roof. 2-room plan cottage with central entrance facing south-west set between Nos 4 and 6 Fore Street (q.v.) and with end stack serving larger left- hand (north-western) room. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 2-window front of late C19 early C20 3-light casements with glazing bars and central door.

Interior has plain carpentry detail. Cottage is one of a row of thatch-roofed buildings in Devon, and probably the longest run in England.

Listing NGR: SS7690607657


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


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