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26, Fore Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Evershot, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8386 / 50°50'18"N

Longitude: -2.6067 / 2°36'24"W

OS Eastings: 357375

OS Northings: 104515

OS Grid: ST573045

Mapcode National: GBR MQ.WFDM

Mapcode Global: FRA 56FW.89S

Plus Code: 9C2VR9QV+C8

Entry Name: 26, Fore Street

Listing Date: 11 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119295

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105768

Location: Evershot, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Evershot

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Evershot St Osmund

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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ST 5704
(North side)
No. 26
Large attached house, formerly two. Early C18, or late C17, with C16 roof
construction. Dressed stone walls. Thatch roof, with gable ends and stone
gable-copings. Brick stacks, C20 at left hand gable, C20 at right hand ridge,
C18 at right gable end. Two storeys and dormers. 5 windows, ground floor:
window-door-window-door-window. Square-section stone mullions, beaded, 3-light
to ground floor; 2-light, with 3-light in the end bays to first floor, C18.
Iron casements with lead lights, C18 or C19. Front doorways, in bays 2 and 4,
with stone architraves, pulvinated friezes and large moulded cornices. Plank-
and-muntin door with lead lights, C20 (left). Plank door (stable-type), C20.
Interior: flagstone floors. Fireplace in left hand end wall has stone jambs,
straight-chamfered, with stepped stops, cambered wood lintel re-set. Elliptical
arch to side of fireplace. First floor centre front room has plastered ceiling
with 4 raised plasterwork rosettes (one, the fifth, missing). Panelled C18,
window seats. Roof-construction: 3 bays of smoke-blackened principals with
2 sets of through purlins and wind-bracing. Mortices for collars, collars gone.
Diagonal ridge-piece, C16. Rear range has C17 construction with butted through-

Listing NGR: ST5737504515

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