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5, Fore Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Tiverton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9023 / 50°54'8"N

Longitude: -3.4881 / 3°29'17"W

OS Eastings: 295455

OS Northings: 112484

OS Grid: SS954124

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.RD4S

Mapcode Global: FRA 36LQ.6XD

Entry Name: 5, Fore Street

Listing Date: 12 February 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384816

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485275

Location: Tiverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Tiverton

Built-Up Area: Tiverton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Tiverton St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TIVERTON

SS9512 FORE STREET, Tiverton
848-1/6/175 (South side)
12/02/52 No.5

GV II

House, formerly shop, now cafe. c1820 or earlier. Smooth
plastered mass wall construction; roof at front concealed
behind parapet but judging from the rear the house is roofed
end on to the road - roof to rear slated and hipped to end. 2
right stacks with brick shaft with band; left end stack
(towards rear) with an old brick shaft and bands. 2 rooms
deep, one room wide.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. Symmetrical 2-bay front with rusticated
pilasters, plain coped parapet ramps down to centre. Ground
floor has remnants of a c1830s shop front in the form of 2
fluted Greek Doric columns at either end, now supporting a
large, plain projecting fascia. In the centre of the shop
front a probably early C20 bay window of 3 lights is
high-transomed with small panes above the transom.
Doorways to left and right. The left-hand doorway is
round-headed with a glazed door with a low panel; the
right-hand doorway is similar with a glazed door with a low
panel but with a plain fanlight. The first floor has probably
late C19 4-pane sashes with segmental heads. The second-floor
windows are c1830s 12-pane sashes.
The rear elevation is less altered. It is cement rendered with
a hipped roof. C20 half-glazed rear door to left with glazed
side panel and 3-pane overlight. The 2 windows of the
left-hand bay are 12-pane early C19 sashes, the first-floor
window altered to one pane in the top light. The 3 windows in
the right-hand bay are early C19 16-pane sashes the
ground-floor window altered with one pane only in the top
light.
INTERIOR: partially inspected. Ground floor altered for
commercial use. On the ground floor; stair cell between front
and rear rooms with stair rising axially.


Listing NGR: SS9545512484

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