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27 and 29, Fore Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fowey, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3361 / 50°20'9"N

Longitude: -4.6343 / 4°38'3"W

OS Eastings: 212626

OS Northings: 51777

OS Grid: SX126517

Mapcode National: GBR N6.X9D5

Mapcode Global: FRA 1854.Y2Q

Plus Code: 9C2Q89P8+C7

Entry Name: 27 and 29, Fore Street

Listing Date: 13 March 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144272

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70744

Location: Fowey, Cornwall, PL23

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Fowey

Built-Up Area: Fowey

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Fowey

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Nos.27 AND 29 13/03/51


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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