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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1264832
English Heritage Legacy ID: 426805
Location: Totnes, South Hams, Devon, TQ9
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
5180 FORE STREET
SX 8060 SW 2/32 7.1.52.
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
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