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68, Fore Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Totnes, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264834

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426810

Location: Totnes, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text


1.
5180 FORE STREET
(South Side)
------------
No 68
SX 8060 SW 2/35A 7.1.52.

II* GV

2.
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
group value.


Listing NGR: SX8031060409

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