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117, Fore Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Exeter, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7207 / 50°43'14"N

Longitude: -3.5348 / 3°32'5"W

OS Eastings: 291756

OS Northings: 92352

OS Grid: SX917923

Mapcode National: GBR P0.Q4W0

Mapcode Global: FRA 37H5.LQ5

Plus Code: 9C2RPFC8+73

Entry Name: 117, Fore Street

Listing Date: 23 June 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1380885

English Heritage Legacy ID: 481209

Location: Exeter, Devon, EX4

County: Devon

Electoral Ward/Division: St David's

Built-Up Area: Exeter

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Exeter St Mary Steps

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description


SX 9192 SE FORE STREET
871/5/10052 (Southeast side)
23-JUN-00 117

II

House with shop on ground floor and accommodation above. C17 or earlier in origin, re-fronted c.1800. Front elevation Flemish bond brick; slate roof hipped at left end with one hand-made ridge tile; end stacks with brick shafts, right end stack has C17 shaft of handmade bricks; rear left corner stack with brick shaft. Left return and rear elevation rendered, rear possibly timber-framed.
Plan: the deep plot with a rear yard suggests that this may have been a deep-plan building of the gallery-and-back-block type with the rear service block missing. The ground floor of the interior has been gutted for shop use with a rise in floor level to the rear room.
Exterior: 3 storeys. 2-bay asymmetrical front with C20 shop front with central glazed door with low panel and glazed overlight and plate glass shop windows. Two 12-pane hornless sashes of c.1800 to first and second floor with brick voussoirs. The left return is visible from a narrow alleyway. It is rendered, with sash windows and a side door. The wall continues as a wall to the back yard which includes 2 redundant volcanic trap corbels which may have supported an arched doorway. The rear elevation is rendered with a first floor glazed verandah.
INTERIOR: The rear room has a rough, chamfered crossbeam.
This is one of the early houses on Fore Street, its age disguised by alterations to the front elevation.


Listing NGR: SX9175692352

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