27 AND 29, FORE STREET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1144272

Date first listed: 13-Mar-1951

Statutory Address: 27 AND 29, FORE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: 27 AND 29, FORE STREET

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Fowey

National Grid Reference: SX1262651777

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Details

SX 15 SW FOWEY FORE STREET, Fowey (North West side) 868-0/2/101 Nos.27 AND 29 13/03/51

GV II*

Pair of probable merchants' houses or possibly one large house. Early C17. MATERIALS: rubble side walls and ground floor, 1st and 2nd floors with plastered and timber-framed front, jet tied to 2nd floor; pair of bitumen-grouted slate roofs end on to the street. PLAN: deep plan, deeper to left, with 2 parallel ranges set at right angles to street with gables facing. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; symmetrical2-window front. 2nd floor has flat 3-light mullioned windows with leaded glass, the one on the right original, the other one a C20 copy. 1st floor has original S-light (plus sidelights) ovolo-moulded mullioned oriel windows with ovolo-moulded sills, each window carried on a pair of shaped and carved brackets with plastered cove between, left-hand window with old casements, other window with old casement to central light, otherwise with possibly original leaded lights. Ground floor has old moulded 2-light casement on the left and similar copy on the right with pair of old external shutters; pair of doorways separated by a pier of rubble masonry to the centre; partly-glazed doors. INTERIOR not inspected. This is a rare jet tied C17 pair of merchants' houses in Cornwall and one of four C17 jet tied buildings in Fowey, retaining interior features of interest. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Cornwall: London: 1990-: 71).



Listing NGR: SX1262651777

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Legacy System number: 70744

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Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cornwall, (1951), 71

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