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HER Number:MDV22919
Name:33-36 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh


Row of four houses on Fore Street, dating to around 1700, constructed from limestone rubble with stuccoed and blocked out front.


Grid Reference:SX 739 661
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckfastleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/94
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 392276

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1730 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1985, Images of listed buildings in Buckfastleigh, 15/07/1985 (Photograph). SDV359974.

Image of the row of houses / shops, including The Sports Shop.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

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

33-36 Fore Street, (formerly Listed as Nos.32-36).
Row of four houses. Single build with No.32 to the left, dating to around 1700, constructed from local grey limestone rubble, front elevation stuccoed and blocked out; slate roof gable at right end, continuous with No.32 at left end; rear lateral stacks with rendered shafts. Plan: main block one room deep, various rear wings.
EXTERIOR: two storeys. Asymmetrical 3:2:3-window front. Deep coved eaves. No.33 has a 20th century shop front and two right-hand first-floor four-pane horned sashes in a late 18th or early 19th century box. Italianate approximately 1860s left-hand first-floor window with two round-headed lights with a pilastered, moulded architrave and moulded sill blocks. No.33 has a single-storey stone rubble rear service wing at right-angles with an axial stack. No.34 has a recessed 19th century six-panel door to right with flush panels, upper panels glazed. Shop front to left with pilasters, fascia, cornice. Plate-glass shop windows are canted in to a glazed shop door with low panels and overlight. Two first-floor four-pane sashes. No.34 has a two-storey rear service wing built of brick. No.35, unoccupied on survey (1992), has a central small-pane 20th century door with blind overlight. Approximately 1900 shopfront to right with left and right pilasters, a cornice on stout moulded consoles. 20-pane fixed shop windows flank a 20th century small-pane shop door with two-pane overlight. Ground-floor window left is a four-pane sash with a segmental head. three first-floor two-light plastic windows. Nos. 34 & 35 have gableted dormer windows. No.35 reglazed with plastic replacement windows. INTERIOR: not inspected but may retain features of interest. Other details: Listed Building number: 392276.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83496 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV359974Photograph: Department of Environment. 1985. Images of listed buildings in Buckfastleigh. Photograph (Paper). 15/07/1985.

Associated Monuments

MDV80080Related to: 29 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV80081Related to: 30 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV80079Related to: 32 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV22921Related to: 47-48 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV22922Related to: 49 and 51 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 9 2017 10:37AM