Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1146916

Date first listed: 08-Oct-1987

Statutory Address: 60 AND 62, FORE STREET


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Statutory Address: 60 AND 62, 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 66155 01789


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NORTH TAWTON FORE STREET, North Tawton SX 60 SE 13/108 Nos. 60 and 62 II

Pair of semi-detached cottages, C18 with C20 extension. MATERIALS: Constructed of rendered cob with an asbestos slate roof.

PLAN: The cottages were originally single cell dwellings, consisting of the living-room with bedroom above, extended to the rear with the provision of additional kitchen, bathroom and bedroom space.

EXTERIOR: Two storeys with brick chimney stacks to each gable and a mixture of irregularly placed C20 uPVC and replica timber casement windows; the doors are modern part glazed timber and located towards the centre. Both cottages have a late C20, two-storey flat roofed, concrete block extension to the rear. The westernmost cottage has a small timber conservatory. The extensions and conservatory are not of special interest.

INTERIOR: In both cottages the front door gives access into the sitting room, via a small internal lobby. Both cottages have large original fireplaces with timber lintels located in the outer gable wall. In No. 60 the dividing party wall is formed by an oak plank and muntin screen, which occupies the whole of the ground floor west wall. An early timber winder staircase gives access to the first floor and there is a roughly chamfered spine beam with joists at ground floor. The former back doors in both cottages give access to the modern extension.

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE: Nos 60 and 62 Fore Street are a good example of a small pair of C18 vernacular cob cottages reflecting local materials and building traditions. Although they would have always been relatively modest architecturally, they retain a good range of internal detailing and merit listing on account of their date and degree of intactness. They also have good group value with the adjacent White Hart Inn (Listed Grade II) and make a positive contribution to the character of the local area.

Listing NGR: SS6615501789


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Legacy System number: 92991

Legacy System: LBS

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