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Mid Devon (District Authority)
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SS 95570 02885



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


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

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Date: 02 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/10597/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robin Downes. Source Historic England Archive
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