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HER Number:MDV35393
Name:64 Fore Street, Totnes


Early 19th century refronting of an earlier house.


Grid Reference:SX 803 604
Map Sheet:SX86SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTotnes
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOTNES

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX86SW/149
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Unknown date)
  • SHOP (Unknown date)

Full description

Laithwaite, M., 11/04/1968, Letter by M. Laithwaite (Correspondence). SDV141187.

Visit in around 1968. Number 64 Fore Street. Not of great importance, except for its superb first floor ceiling with the town arms and Prince of Wales feathers.

Department of Environment, 1978, Totnes, 38 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV342722.

Dated 16/07/1978. Earlier 19th century refronting of earlier house. The fine plaster ceiling on the first floor decorated with the town arms, Prince of Wales feathers and initials C. P. It was provided by town subscription after a visit by Charles, Prince of Wales in the earlier 17th century. 3 storeys. 1 window. Welsh slate roof with projecting bracketed eaves. Masonry party walls still retaining at east end moulded corbel of former first floor jetty. Timber framed front with plastered finish. Splayed bay window rises through first and second floors. 3 light sash windows with glazing bars. Modern ground floor recessed shop fronts still retain later 19th century shop fascia flanked by console brackets carrying urns.

Gutstein, R., 2010, Application for Listed Building Consent for Repairs and Reinstatement of Fire Damaged Elements at 64 Fore Street, Totnes (Un-published). SDV348290.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Google, 2013, Google Streetview (Website). SDV350787.

The building is currently used as a shop.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV141187Correspondence: Laithwaite, M.. 11/04/1968. Letter by M. Laithwaite. Letter.
SDV342722List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1978. Totnes. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 38.
SDV348290Un-published: Gutstein, R.. 2010. Application for Listed Building Consent for Repairs and Reinstatement of Fire Damaged Elements at 64 Fore Street, Totnes. Application for Listed Building Consent. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #88556 ]
SDV350787Website: Google. 2013. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5669 - Appraisal of Fire Damage at 64 Fore Street, Totnes

Date Last Edited:Feb 15 2013 4:08PM