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26, Fore Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingskerswell, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4986 / 50°29'54"N

Longitude: -3.5804 / 3°34'49"W

OS Eastings: 288011

OS Northings: 67726

OS Grid: SX880677

Mapcode National: GBR QS.G3R4

Mapcode Global: FRA 37DR.0YW

Entry Name: 26, Fore Street

Listing Date: 23 August 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097295

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84877

Location: Kingskerswell, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Kingskerswell

Built-Up Area: Kingskerswell

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kingskerswell St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

3/166 No. 26
House with shop at front. Circa early C19, possibly remodelling of earlier house.
Rendered rubble walls with gable ended asbestos slate roof.
Plan of house unclear, probably 2 main rooms; shop built onto front of left-hand
room contemporary with house facade.
2 storeys with single storey shop built onto front at left-hand side. Asymmetrical
3-window front to house of circa early C19 sash windows on first floor flush with
outside wall; 2 outer windows are 16 panes, central one is 12 panes. Late C20
casement with small panes on ground floor to the right of the shop. Circa early
C19 shop front has pilasters with incised ornaments and reeded frieze. Probably
original glazed shop door has decorative marginal glazing. In right-hand side of
shop at rear is a similar door which gives access to house and has a rectangular
fanlight above.
Interior not inspected.
This is a relatively unusual survival of an early C19 shop-front in a fairly
unaltered state.

Listing NGR: SX8801167726

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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