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HER Number:MDV121558
Name:6 Fore Street, South Brent


Building dates to at least the early-mid 19th century and is shown on the Tithe Map. The building is two-storey, rendered, with a single span slate roof. Doors and windows are modern replacements. Modern shop on ground floor level (Luscombe Maye estate agents in 2016).


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 1843 AD (Between))
  • SHOP (Altered, XIX to XX - 1850 AD to 1910 AD (Between))

Full description

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

2929 and 2930: ‘Dwelling house’. Owner and occupier Richard Heath.

Robinson, R., 1977-1979, South Brent Parish Checklist Worksheets, page 780 of 821 (Worksheet). SDV340722.

SX69836012 No. 6 Fore Street
This property has quite a long frontage, being two premises and may be represented by the following two dwellings on the Tithe Map of 1843 (see source). Richard Heath, the owner/occupier at the time is named as carpenter in White’s Directory (1850).
The building is rendered, probably on stone, with a single span slate roof. Two storey. Doors and windows above are modern. There are two chimneys; one of moderate size and rendered, one larger, rendered that may be older.

Wall, G., 2005, The Book of South Brent. Another Portrait of a Dartmoor Community, 52, photograph (Monograph). SDV360849.

Image of Fore Street around 1910 shows a shop front on this property at this time.

Richards, A. F., 2018, Fore Street, South Brent properties (Personal Comment). SDV360906.

N.B.: Robinson may be including reference to the property adjoining to the west (left) at this time as well; separate record created for this building Richards, A. F., 26/03/2018.

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

Image dated August 2016 shows this building has two sash windows on the first floor and a modern shop frontage at ground level (currently Luscombe Maye estate agents). Both the doorways appear to relate to this property.

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

Depicted on the modern map as 6 Fore Street.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV340722Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1977-1979. South Brent Parish Checklist Worksheets. South Brent Parish Checklist. Worksheet. page 780 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.
SDV360654Website: Google. 2018. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
SDV360849Monograph: Wall, G.. 2005. The Book of South Brent. Another Portrait of a Dartmoor Community. The Book of South Brent. Another Portrait of a Dartmoor Community. Hardback Volume. 52, photograph.
SDV360906Personal Comment: Richards, A. F.. 2018. Fore Street, South Brent properties. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments

MDV121553Related to: 3-4 Fore Street, South Brent (Building)
MDV121555Related to: 7-8 Fore Street, South Brent (Building)
MDV121562Related to: The Old Post Office, South Brent (Building)
MDV121554Related to: Town Farm House, South Brent (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 26 2018 12:42PM