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6, Fore Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Morchard Bishop, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8553 / 50°51'19"N

Longitude: -3.7502 / 3°45'0"W

OS Eastings: 276905

OS Northings: 107662

OS Grid: SS769076

Mapcode National: GBR L4.VKR8

Mapcode Global: FRA 361V.0TK

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

District: Mid 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

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Listing Text

MORCHARD BISHOP FORE STREET (north-east side)
SS 7607 - 7707
11/152 No. 6
-
26.8.65
GV II

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

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