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HER Number:MDV121553
Name:3-4 Fore Street, South Brent


Three-storey building with shops on the ground floor and flats above. Probably date to the early-mid 19th century. Stone built and rendered, with a slate roof and sash windows (now modern replacements).


Grid Reference:SX 698 601
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1840 AD (Between))
  • SHOP (XIX - 1850 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

3113-4: ‘Dwelling house’.

Robinson, R., 1977-1979, South Brent Parish Checklist Worksheets, page 776 of 821 (Worksheet). SDV340722.

SX69796011 No 3 and 4 Fore Street
This building is unusual for the village centre in being three storeys. It is now a pair of shops, with flats above. It is shown as two dwellings in the Tithe Apportionment of 1843 where the entry reads: 3113, 3114 ‘Dwelling House’.
Building is stone built and rendered, with a slate roof. The windows are of the sash type, some with the original 6-panes to each frame, and well-proportioned.
The date is probably early to mid-19th century. There is a cellar present.

Google, 2018, Google Streetview (Website). SDV360654.

Image dated 2016 shows the windows are now all modern pvc replacements. Shops are currently 'Cozy Corner Crafts' and 'Moortek'.

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Building is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV340722Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1977-1979. South Brent Parish Checklist Worksheets. South Brent Parish Checklist. Worksheet. page 776 of 821.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #110885 ]
SDV360654Website: Google. 2018. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV121558Related to: 6 Fore Street, South Brent (Building)
MDV121555Related to: 7-8 Fore Street, South Brent (Building)
MDV121771Related to: House on Stockbridge Lane, South Brent (Building)
MDV121562Related to: The Old Post Office, South Brent (Building)
MDV121569Related to: The old Schoolhouse, South Brent (Building)
MDV13317Related to: The Packhorse Hotel, South Brent (Monument)
MDV121567Related to: The Post Office, South Brent (Building)
MDV121554Related to: Town Farm House, South Brent (Building)
MDV76888Related to: Town Farm, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 6 2018 9:40AM