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HER Number:MDV40403
Name:14 and 16 Fore Street, Moretonhampstead


Pair of cottages probably built circa 1845 following the fire in Fore Street.


Grid Reference:SX 754 860
Map Sheet:SX78NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMoretonhampstead
Ecclesiastical ParishMORETONHAMPSTEAD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NE/300
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 85085

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Moretonhampstead, 111 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337636.

Nos 14 and 16 Fore Street (south side). Pair of cottages in a row. Circa 1845, probably a rebuilding after the 1845 fire in Fore Street. Granite rubble with roughcast front. Asbestos slate roof with gabled ends. Centre 19th or early 20th century rear wing with granite ground floor and red brick first floor and with gable end. Pair of identical 2-room plan cottages with central entrances, possibly retaining some earlier fabric in the rebuilding after the 1845 fire. Wing at rear added in late 19th or early 20th century with service rooms on ground floor. 2 storeys.4 widely spaced windows. Mid 19th century 12-pane sashes with crown glass. Plain doorway at centre of each cottage with small blocked rectangular fanlights; No 14 has 20th century door; No 16 has late19th century panelled door. Wide gable-ended rear wing. This pair of cottages has a little altered mid 19th century front complete with all its sash windows and forms a group with Nos 10 and 12 and No 18 fore street. Included for group value.

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

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Best, J. + Manning, P., June 2007, Archaeological Evaluation of the Annexe of Greenhill Primary School, Moretonhampstead, Devon, 4 (Report - Evaluation). SDV350009.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337636List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Moretonhampstead. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 111.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #90778 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV350009Report - Evaluation: Best, J. + Manning, P.. June 2007. Archaeological Evaluation of the Annexe of Greenhill Primary School, Moretonhampstead, Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 07.42. A4 stapled + Digital. 4.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6010 - Archaeological Evaluation of the Annexe of Greenhill Primary School, Moretonhampstead (Ref: 07.42)

Date Last Edited:Aug 24 2012 12:00AM