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6, FORE STREET

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 6, FORE STREET

List entry Number: 1106624

Location

6, FORE STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Silverton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Apr-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 95436

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History

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Details

SILVERTON

1175/7/251 FORE STREET 05-APR-04 SILVERTON (East side) 6

GV II

House forming part of a row that was possibly all of one late medieval build and which includes Nos. 2 - 12. C15 or earlier, but reconstructed in the C19 after a fire. Stone rubble. Thatched roof. PLAN: Possibly retaining something of the Medieval plan; now a 2-room plan with a central through-passage, each room heated from a fireplace in a lateral stack at the back and with an outshut behind the left-hand room. EXTERIOR: 2-storeys. Almost symmetrical 3-bay front, entirely reconstucted in C19; C20 3-light casements with horizontal glazing bars and C20 panelled and glazed door at centre. At rear the thatch of the main roof is carried down over stone outshut on right; to left an insubstantial C20 outshut with a corrugated sheet iron lean-to roof. INTERIOR: The left room has a stone rubble fireplace with a re-used moulded timber bressumer and a C19 boxed-in fireplace to the right with a simple balustrade on the landing at the top. The right-hand room has a small fireplace with a stop-chamfered timber bressumer. Ceilings removed, exposing joists. C19 4-bay king-post roof structure. SOURCE: Thorp, J.R.L., 'Two Hall Houses in a Late Medieval Terrace: 8-12 Fore Street, Siverton', Proceedings of Devon Archaeological Society, 40 [1982], 171-180.

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National Grid Reference: SS 95570 02885

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