History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

6, Fore Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Crediton, Devon

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 50.8554 / 50°51'19"N

Longitude: -3.7502 / 3°45'0"W

OS Eastings: 276902

OS Northings: 107663

OS Grid: SS769076

Mapcode National: GBR L4.VKR8

Mapcode Global: FRA 361V.0SG

Plus Code: 9C2RV64X+4W

Entry Name: 6, Fore Street

Listing Date: 26 August 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432867

Location: Morchard Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Morchard Bishop

Built-Up Area: Morchard Bishop

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Morchard Bishop St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

SS 7607 - 7707
11/152 No. 6

Cottage. C18. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stack topped with C20
brick; thatched roof. 1 room plan cottage facing south-west set between Nos 5 and 7
Fore Street (q.v.) with rear lateral stack and secondary service room under lean-to
roof. 2 storeys. 1-window front with central first floor late C19 early C20
casement with glazing bars to first floor and C19 3-light casement with slender
glazing bars and small rectangular panes of glass on ground floor left of 4-panel
door with overlight.
Interior has plain, square-sectioned axial beam and large rubble fireplace with
chamfered oak lintel and brick side oven. Stairs to left of fireplace. 2 bay roof
carried on A-frame truss with pegged lap-jointed collar and pegged mortice-and-tenon
joint at apex. Party wall to left (7 Fore Street q.v.) is plastered frame made of
roughly squared pine timbers of relatively slender scantling and roof continuous
over 7 Fore Street. Cottage is one of a row of 13 cottages which together form the
longest continuous run of thatch-roofed buildings in Devon, and probably the longest
run in England.

Listing NGR: SS7690507662

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.