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6, Fore Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Brixham, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.3943 / 50°23'39"N

Longitude: -3.5156 / 3°30'55"W

OS Eastings: 292370

OS Northings: 56034

OS Grid: SX923560

Mapcode National: GBR QX.7NC7

Mapcode Global: FRA 38J0.86S

Entry Name: 6, Fore Street

Listing Date: 18 October 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195158

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383616

Location: Brixham, Torbay, TQ5

County: Torbay

Civil Parish: Brixham

Built-Up Area: Brixham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Brixham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SX9256SW FORE STREET, Lower Brixham
1946-1/10/146 (North West side)


Large house, now shops. Early C19; possibly a remodelling of
an earlier house. Solid rendered front. Top of left side wall
of stone rubble with red-brick gable. Slated roof; rear slope
appears to be more steeply pitched than front. Double-fronted
and double-depth with staircase at rear centre. 3 storeys with
garret. 3 widely-spaced windows wide. Ground storey has wide
centre doorway with bead-moulded surround; flanking pilaster
strips, moulded cornice on consoles. Upper-storey windows have
sashes with horns; sashes in third storey 2-paned.
Second-storey windows have moulded cornices on consoles.
Raised quoins in all 3 storeys. Deep flat eaves-cornice, with
mouldings at rear of 1 soffit. Small hipped dormer in centre
of roof; 2-light wood casement. Matching dormer with pent-roof
on rear roof slope. INTERIOR not inspected, but seems to have
original staircase with boarded-in balustrade. The house
occupies an important position near the junction with Bolton
Street and New Road.

Listing NGR: SX9237056034

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