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HER Number:MDV14045
Name:72 and 74 Fore Street, Seaton


16th century thatched cottage with large external chimney stack at the front.


Grid Reference:SY 245 904
Map Sheet:SY29SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSeaton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSEATON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY29SW/148
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 87586

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (XVI - 1501 AD to 1600 AD (Between))

Full description

Stirling, D. M., 1838, Untitled Source (Monograph). SDV348489.

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Oliver, B. W., 1949, The Devonshire Cottage, 42, Plate 16 (Article in Serial). SDV70295.

Tudor Cottage has a wooden staircase of solid baulks of timber with small pointed windows on the staircase.

Alcock, N. W., 1981, Cruck Construction: An Introduction and Catalogue, 111 (Report - non-specific). SDV342504.

Jointed cruck recorded.

Dixon, T. + Turton, S. D., 1995, Archaeological and Historical Appraisal of the Town of Seaton, East Devon, 8 (Report - non-specific). SDV120095.

English Heritage, 2011, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV347072.

72 and 74 Fore Street. Cottage range set back from road. Circa 16th century. Plastered and whitewashed stone rubble. Thatched roof, right hand end hipped. Two storeys. Four window range. Mainly three-light casements. No 72 has ground floor four-light ovolo-moulded wood mullion window. Large external chimney stack at front, built of knapped flint with Beer stone dressings and with set offs. To right a moulded timber door frame to cross passage, with cambered head and stone quoins. Brick chimney stack over ridge. Two small pointed arch windows at rear. Interior: Two jointed arch trusses. Plank and muntin screens to cross passage with Tudor arched doorways. Moulded ceiling beam. Date listed: 2nd October 1951.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV120095Report - non-specific: Dixon, T. + Turton, S. D.. 1995. Archaeological and Historical Appraisal of the Town of Seaton, East Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 95.69. A4 Grip Bound. 8.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #81108 ]
SDV342504Report - non-specific: Alcock, N. W.. 1981. Cruck Construction: An Introduction and Catalogue. Council for British Archaeology Research Report. 42. Photocopy. 111.
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV348489Monograph: Stirling, D. M.. 1838. The Bounties of the Shore. Unknown.
SDV70295Article in Serial: Oliver, B. W.. 1949. The Devonshire Cottage. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 81. A5 Hardback. 42, Plate 16.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 1 2011 10:45AM