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48, Fore Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Totnes, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4312 / 50°25'52"N

Longitude: -3.6856 / 3°41'8"W

OS Eastings: 280380

OS Northings: 60392

OS Grid: SX803603

Mapcode National: GBR QM.T6TS

Mapcode Global: FRA 375X.7ZF

Plus Code: 9C2RC8J7+FQ

Entry Name: 48, Fore Street

Listing Date: 7 January 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264828

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426645

Location: Totnes, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Totnes

Built-Up Area: Totnes

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Totnes St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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(South Side)
No 48
SX 8060 SW 2/29 7.1.52.


Later C16 or early C17 merchant's house of "deux corps de batiments" type. Gallery
and back block rebuilt circa 1914. 3 storeys and attic. 2 windows to end floor.
Welsh slate roof with old stack heightened in red brick. Gabled front with panelled
bargeboards. Masonry party walls of Devonian limestone with moulded granite corbels
of former jetties. Timber framed front renewed later C19 with jettied 1st and 2nd
floors. Slate-hung gable. Rendered 1st and 2nd floors. Stucco ground floor with
late C19 tiled shop front. Attic and 2nd floor with architraved sash windows with
glazing bars; 1st floor with splayed oriel window with sashes and cornice. 2nd
floor jetty retains original moulded bressumer. Shop window with large panes.
Architraved house doorway with dentil cornice and panelled door approached by steps.
Good Elizabethan plaster ceilings to 2nd floor room with rib patterns and enriched
foliated beams (formerly part of fore-chamber of originalouse). Fine Jacobean plaster
ceiling with strapwork decoration and enriched beams to 1st floor front room (former
fore-hall of original house). Grade II* for interior and group value. For house
type see list preamble.

Listing NGR: SX8038060391

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