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6, Fore Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Seaton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7049 / 50°42'17"N

Longitude: -3.0707 / 3°4'14"W

OS Eastings: 324490

OS Northings: 90021

OS Grid: SY244900

Mapcode National: GBR PD.Y4H6

Mapcode Global: FRA 47G6.TSZ

Entry Name: 6, Fore Street

Listing Date: 4 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1329369

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352078

Location: Seaton, East Devon, Devon, EX12

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Seaton

Built-Up Area: Seaton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Seaton St Gregory

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SY29SW 1/19 No 6


2. Shop premises with accommodation above. Early C19 with later C19 alterations
and rear additions. Stuccoed stone rubble. Slate roof with gabled ends abutting
adjoining buildings.

The plan is 2 rooms wide separated by an entrance passage and 3 rooms deep. The
original plan probably 2 rooms with an off centre passage. The 2 rooms are now shop
and the larger left hand room has an open screen at the back separating it from the
slightly later rear addition. Later in the C19 another rear extension was built making
the plan a total of 3 rooms deep.

Two storeys. Symmetrical 3 window range. The second storey has three 9-pane sashes
with keyblock in slightly cambered heads. First floor window but larger 12-pane sashes,
the centre window replaced in later C19 by a wooden canted bay window; the other windows
are the original sashes complete with glazing bar. Ground floor to right of centre
the original round-headed doorway with semi-circular fanlight, panelled reveals, thin
pilasters and ornate cast-iron brackets supporting a flat moulded canopy with a panelled
soffit, and with a 6-panel door. 2 late C19 shop fronts, double fronted to left;
single fronted to right; each with shallow bay windows with thin corner shafts with
moulded bases and capitals supporting moulded entablatures which are obscured by
later blinds.

Interior: at the rear of the left hand shop a stone screen of 2 Tuscan columns and
2 half columns, supporting elliptical arches, the centre bay is wider. Gothic fanlight
in entrance passage; original panelled doors; plain stairs with stuck balusters; first
floor right front room has a wooden chimneypiece with attached columns and a cast-iron

Listing NGR: SY2449090021

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

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