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54, Fore Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Totnes, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4312 / 50°25'52"N

Longitude: -3.6858 / 3°41'8"W

OS Eastings: 280361

OS Northings: 60396

OS Grid: SX803603

Mapcode National: GBR QM.T6RK

Mapcode Global: FRA 375X.7X7

Entry Name: 54, Fore Street

Listing Date: 7 January 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264832

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426805

Location: Totnes, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

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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Listing Text


1.
5180 FORE STREET
(South Side)
------------
No 54
SX 8060 SW 2/32 7.1.52.

11* GV

2.
Circa 1607 merchants house; a good example of the "deux corps de batiments" type.
2½ storeys. 2 paired windows. Welsh slate roof with gabled front. Masonry party
walls of Devonian limestone rubble, ground floor at west end with granite corbel.
Timber framed front renewed early C19 but retaining carved wooden bressumers and
brackets of jettied 2nd floor and attics. Carved gable half-timbering with date
1607. Plaster front. Architraved paired sash windows to 2nd floor with glazing
bars; splayed, oriel window to 1st floor with paired sashes and side lights with
glazing bars. Modern recent shop front with bow window. Original fireplaces in
ground floor rear room (former parlour) and early C18 staircase. 2 storey back
block with hipped roof, coved cornice and 3 light window; original fireplace in
ground floor room (former kitchen) and newel staircase. Cellar with mullioned window.


Listing NGR: SX8036160396

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

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