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Latitude: 50.4313 / 50°25'52"N
Longitude: -3.6865 / 3°41'11"W
OS Eastings: 280310
OS Northings: 60409
OS Grid: SX803604
Mapcode National: GBR QM.T6L1
Mapcode Global: FRA 375X.7MD
Entry Name: 68, Fore Street
Listing Date: 7 January 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1264834
English Heritage Legacy ID: 426810
Location: Totnes, South Hams, Devon, TQ9
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: 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 2/35A 7.1.52.
Possibly a single storey medieval hall, heightened in the C17 and refronted mid
C18. (M Laithwaite). The building retains its detached back block (former kitchen
now No 68A) and gallery, both much altered, of "deux corps de batiments" type.
2 storeys and attics 1st floor with 2 paired windows. Welsh slate roof with bitumen
asphalt sheets and gabled front. Masonry party walls of Devonian limestone rubble
with traces of moulded corbel of former C17 jetty to 1st floor at west end. Party
wall on west side much patched with evidence for blocked windows with timber lintols;
rear block with 2 light wooden mullioned window with chamfered mouldings and stay
bars. Plastered, timber-framed front. Architraved sash windows with exposed boxing
and glazing bars to attic and 1st floor. Modern shopfront, but retains heavy boxed-out
cornice of former C18 shop. Chamfered ground floor ceiling beams. Grade II* for
Listing NGR: SX8031060409
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