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Latitude: 50.8159 / 50°48'57"N
Longitude: -3.4838 / 3°29'1"W
OS Eastings: 295567
OS Northings: 102871
OS Grid: SS955028
Mapcode National: GBR LJ.XTGZ
Mapcode Global: FRA 36LY.2LD
Entry Name: 2, Fore Street
Listing Date: 5 April 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325820
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95438
Location: Silverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX5
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Silverton
Built-Up Area: Silverton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Silverton St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SILVERTON FORE STREET (east side)
SS 90 SE
- No. 2
House forming part of a row that is possibly all of 1 late medieval build which
includes Nos. 2 - 12. C15 or earlier. Plastered cob with stone footings. Thatched
roof, half-hipped to right-hand end. Probably a variant of the 3-room, cross-passage
plan, adapted to fit into sub-divided medieval tenement site, with hall and service
room fronting Fore Street, with lateral external front stack heating hall, and inner
room to rear (now rebuilt as No. , School Road, q.v.). 2-storeys.
Front: 3-window range. One 2, and one 3-light casement window to first floor (with
a C20 2-light window added); two 3-light casement windows to ground floor; recessed
doorway (with panelled door) set immediately to the left of the stack with has a pair
of set offs and a brick shaft; left hand axial stack, C19. Interior not inspected.
This is a most interesting example of a late-medieval urban plan type which is
discussed by J R L Thorp, "Two Hall Houses in a Late Medieval Terrace: 8-12 Fore
Street, Silverton", Proc. Devon Archaeological Societ 40 (1982), 171-80.
Listing NGR: SS9556702871
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