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HER Number:MDV80078
Name:24 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh


Shop with dwelling above dating to the 1880s, although may be a remodelling of an earlier building. Stuccoed and blocked out frontage with slate roof gabled at ends and plate glass windows to shop front. Listing due to group value and shop front.


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): 392271

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHOP (XIX to XXI - 1880 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.

Shop with accommodation over, in use as post office. Approximately 1880s in date, probably a remodelling of an earlier building. Mass wall construction, stuccoed and blocked out; slate roof gabled at ends; right end stack; cast-iron gutter. Plan: double-depth plan, one room wide with a passage entrance to the accommodation to left.
EXTERIOR: two storeys. Asymmetrical two-window front with regular fenestration. Modillion eaves cornice. Continuous fascia across front with fine painted consoles with carved heads. Recessed panelled door to passage to left, upper panels fielded, deep overlight. Probably 1880s shop front to right has plate-glass shop windows canted in towards half-glazed panelled shop door with deep overlight. Shop window has cast-iron columns with moulded bases and capitals. INTERIOR: not inspected but may retain features of interest. Included for group value and for shop front. Other details: Listed Building number: 392271.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #106881 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV80077Related to: 22 and 23 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV22918Related to: 25 and 26 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 6 2011 11:02AM