7 Fore Street

1 Sep 1999
7 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 11/153 No. 7 - 26.8.65 GV II

Cottage. C18. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stack topped with C20 brick; thatched roof. 1-room plan cottage facing south-west set between Nos 6 and 8 Fore Street (q.v.) with end stack in left (north-west) party wall and secondary service room to rear. 2 storeys. 2-window front of late C19 - early C20 casements with glazing bars and C20 door to right.

Interior has chamfered cross beam and large rubble fireplace with plain chamfered oak lintel and brick side oven. 2-bay roof carried on A-frame truss with pegged lap-jointed collar and pegged mortice-and-tenon joint at apex. Party wall to south- east (No 6) is a plastered frame made of roughly squared pine timbers of relatively slender scantling and roof is continuous over No. 6 Fore Street. Cottage is one of a row of 13 cottages which together form the longest continuous run of thatched- roofed buildings in Devon and probably the longest run in England.

Listing NGR: SS7690207666


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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