1, FORE STREET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1146866

Date first listed: 08-Oct-1987

Statutory Address: 1, FORE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 1, FORE STREET

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon (District Authority)

Parish: North Tawton

National Grid Reference: SS 66322 01765

Summary

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History

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Details

NORTH TAWTON FORE STREET, NORTH TAWTON SS 60 SE 13/103 No. 1 GV II House. Early C17 possibly with earlier origins. Rendered cob walls. Gable ended thatched roof. Projecting rendered stone lateral stack with brick shaft, small brick shaft at right end. Plan: originally 3-room-and-through-passage plan, lower end to the right whose gable end fireplace may have been inserted. Hall heated by front lateral stack. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front of circa late C19 6-pane sashes except for 3-light C20 casement to left on ground floor. C20 part glazed to left and C20 panelled door to right of centre. Interior: most early features concealed by later modernisation. One rough beam is visible in the lower room; there is reputed to be a blocked staircase next to its fireplace. 2 early C18 fielded 2-panel doors survive. Roof: trusses replaced apart from one C17 truss with a collar halved on with dovetail joint. This is one of the few early houses to survive in the town centre and it occupies a prominent position.

Listing NGR: SS6631501760

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 92986

Legacy System: LBS

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