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HER Number:MDV35770
Name:9-10 Broad Street, South Molton


Pair of late 18th century buildings with later shop fronts.


Grid Reference:SS 713 258
Map Sheet:SS72NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSouth Molton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH MOLTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS72NW/101
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 96896

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1986, South Molton, 5 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV321005.

Late 18th century pair. Three storeys red brick. Slate roof. Modillion eaves cornice. Six windows in all. Each has two tripartite sashes with glazing bars intact to No 9 only and central round-headed 'Gothick' glazed sashes (one blocked to No 10). Later shopfronts.

South Molton Archive, 1989, Town House, 9 Broad Street, South Molton (Worksheet). SDV348492.

Ridgetile in South Molton Museum dates roof to 1795. Three storey brick fronted house with small cellar converted to shop use. Two back ranges behind front range, one hipped. Slate roofed cottage wing to rear. Brick built workshop (cobblers) in rear garden. Drop of some six feet from rear garden level to back lane running to South Street (extract from Devon Town Trails by P. J. Hunt and M. Wills, 1988).
Frisbys Shoe Shop since 1919, Exmoor Shoes until 1989, Watkins stores now. Surveyed by South Molton Archive members in 1989. Very nice Barnstaple tiles in rear lobby with Victorian shined glasses/frosted glass garden door. Massive marble fireplace in drawing room, cast iron fireplaces in some bedrooms. Cobbled yard at rear. Slate hung area on rear wall. Ornate shop sign bracket at first floor level. Original (?) glazing bars to front windows. Mosaic floor to shop entrance. Plans with south molton archive.

Turton, S. D., 1994, Archaeological Assessment of South Molton Water Supply, 5 (Report - Assessment). SDV80910.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321005List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. South Molton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 5.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #88790 ]
SDV348492Worksheet: South Molton Archive. 1989. Town House, 9 Broad Street, South Molton. Devon County Sites and Monuments Register. Worksheet.
SDV80910Report - Assessment: Turton, S. D.. 1994. Archaeological Assessment of South Molton Water Supply. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 94.07. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 24 2011 11:39AM