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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1264828
English Heritage Legacy ID: 426645
Location: Totnes, South Hams, Devon, TQ9
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
5180 FORE STREET
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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