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HER Number:MDV80074
Name:17 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh


18th century two storey house with symmetrical three-bay front. Listing includes garden walls to the rear.


Grid Reference:SX 740 661
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckfastleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 392267

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Constructed, XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

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

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

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

House dating to the 18th century, constructed of painted local stone rubble with a slate roof, gabled at ends; end stacks, one with brick and one with rendered shaft. Plan: single-depth main block, two rooms wide with a central entrance passage; late 19th century rear right wing at right-angles with separate entrance, probably some kind of workshop. The house has an acute front right corner.
EXTERIOR: Two storeys with a symmetrical three-bay front. Central four-panel 19th century front door, lower panels flush in round-headed doorway with blind fanlight. Two ground and two outer first floor windows 16-pane sashes, two early 19th century, two later horned replacements. Blind recess above doorway. Rear right wing has brick front facing courtyard.
INTERIOR: plain, plastered interior retaining 19th century joinery. Earlier features may be concealed. Subsidiary features: tall grey limestone rubble walls enclose a triangular garden at the rear. Other details: Listed Building number: 392267.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #106877 ]
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

MDV80075Related to: 19 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV22916Related to: Former NatWest Bank, Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 6 2017 1:47PM