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7, Fore Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Morchard Bishop, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8554 / 50°51'19"N

Longitude: -3.7503 / 3°45'0"W

OS Eastings: 276899

OS Northings: 107668

OS Grid: SS768076

Mapcode National: GBR L4.VKR7

Mapcode Global: FRA 361V.0SF

Plus Code: 9C2RV64X+5V

Entry Name: 7, Fore Street

Listing Date: 26 August 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263224

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432868

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

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SS 7607-7707

FORE STREET (north-east side)
Morchard Bishop
No. 7


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 6 and 8
Fore Street (q.v.) with end stack in left (north-west) party wall and secondary
service room to rear. 2 storeys. 2-window front of late C19 - early C20 casements
with glazing bars and C20 door to right.
Interior has chamfered cross beam and large rubble fireplace with plain chamfered
oak lintel and brick side oven. 2-bay roof carried on A-frame truss with pegged
lap-jointed collar and pegged mortice-and-tenon joint at apex. Party wall to south-
east (No 6) is a plastered frame made of roughly squared pine timbers of relatively
slender scantling and roof is continuous over No. 6 Fore Street. Cottage is one of
a row of 13 cottages which together form the longest continuous run of thatched-
roofed buildings in Devon and probably the longest run in England.

Listing NGR: SS7689907668

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