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HER Number:MDV80076
Name:20 and 21 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh


18th century house on Fore Street, Buckfastleigh. A significant element within the streetscape, the building is stuccoed and blocked out with a slate roof, gabled at the ends.


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): 392269

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVII to XXI - 1700 AD to 2011 AD (Between))

Full description

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

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

Pair of houses, single building phase. Probably 18th century or earlier with approximately 1830s alterations. Stuccoed and blocked out; slate roof, gabled at ends; right end stack with stone rubble shaft and old pots, both cylindrical and square tapering, rear lateral stack to No.20 with old pots; cast-iron rainwater goods. Plan: main range with two long rear wings at right-angles, projecting into a rear court. Said to have flying freehold arrangement.
EXTERIOR: two storeys. 2:1-window front with regular fenestration, No.20, to left, symmetrical. No.20 has a moulded eaves cornice, a 19th century central recessed 6-panel door, lower panels flush, and overlight. Two ground and two first-floor 4-pane hornless 19th century sashes, ground-floor window left with a moulded architrave. No.21 has a recessed six-panel front door to the left with moulded, fielded upper panels and lower flush panels, overlight. One ground and one first-floor window to the left, glazed with 19th century hornless sashes. The ground-floor window has a moulded architrave. INTERIOR: not inspected but may retain features of interest. A significant element in Fore Street. Other details: Listed Building number: 392269.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #106879 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV80075Related to: 19 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV80077Related to: 22 and 23 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 24 2011 8:57AM