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HER Number:MDV22922
Name:49 and 51 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh

Summary

Formerly Listed as Nos. 49, 50 and 51. Two houses, one with shop, No. 50 formerly a bakery said to have been associated with a flour mill in the rear court. Date to the 1790s with evidence of earlier building phase to the rear. Onstructed from local grey limestone rubble; slate roof gabled at ends; stacks with cement-rendered shaft with platbands; cast-iron gutter. An interesting building with traces of earlier origins. The walling and ruins in the rear court (not included) are associated with the former industrial use of this medieval plot. The mill at the end of the plot has been demolished.

Location

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

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/97
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BAKERY (Constructed, XVIII - 1790 AD to 1799 AD (Between))
  • HOUSE (Constructed, XVIII - 1790 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1983, Buckfastleigh, 14 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337043.

Nos 49, 50 and 51, Fore Street. Early 19th century stone rubble. Slate roof with gable ends and modillion eaves cornice. Three storeys. Four bays. Small sashes with glazing bars and flat stone arches. Plain doorways to left-hand and right of centre. Small early 19th century shop front to right-hand with pilasters and entablature. Included for group value.


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


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Building is depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, Accessed 06/01/2017 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

SX7366 FORE STREET 1011-1/6/86 (North side) 06/01/83 Nos.49 AND 51 (Formerly Listed as: FORE STREET (South side) Nos.49, 50 AND 51) - GV II
2 houses, one with shop, No.50 formerly a bakery said to have been associated with a flour mill in the rear court. c1790s with evidence of earlier building phase to rear. Local grey limestone rubble; slate roof gabled at ends; stacks with cement-rendered shaft with platbands; cast-iron gutter.
Plan: main block one room deep, 2 rooms wide with a central through-passage and deep rear plot flanked with walls. Rear of No.49 has a rendered rear wing at right-angles. Rear of No.51 has a 2-storey wing of late C17 or early C18 date.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front with regular fenestration. Modillion eaves cornice. Ground floor has central entrance to passage with recessed overlight; passage paved with local limestone. To the left, No.49 has a C20 replaced timber door, one 16-pane C20 timber sash window alongside to the right and two 4-pane horned sashes. Shop front to right has left and right pilasters and an entablature with a cornice with a moulded frieze. 3-light late C19 or early C20 shop window with moulded frame and mullions. Entrance to shop through half-glazed door in passage. 4 first- and 4 second-floor windows, all 12-pane late C18 or early C19 sashes.
INTERIOR: right-hand block has a massive bread oven on right-hand wall of rear room. The oven, probably mid C19, is lined with neatly-laid stone and has been truncated at the front. The same room has a chamfered, step-stopped axial beam. An interesting building with traces of earlier origins. The walling and ruins in the rear court (not included) are associated with the former industrial use of this medieval plot. The mill at the end of the plot has been demolished.
Listing NGR: SX7398166142.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337043List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1983. Buckfastleigh. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 14.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #83500 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. Accessed 06/01/2017.
SDV359974Photograph: Department of Environment. 1985. Images of listed buildings in Buckfastleigh. Photograph (Paper). 15/07/1985.

Associated Monuments

MDV80079Related to: 32 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV22919Related to: 33-36 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV22921Related to: 47-48 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV80088Related to: 54 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 6 2017 3:36PM