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HER Number:MDV80079
Name:32 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh


House including shop; shown as 28 and 32 on the modern mapping. Limestone rubble construction dating to around 1700. Front elevation stuccoed and blocked out, cartway to the left with room above.


Grid Reference:SX 739 661
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckfastleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 392275

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD to 1730 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.

Shown as 28 and 32 on Ordnance Survey map. House including shop. Single build with neighbouring houses to the right, approximately 1700 in date. Local grey limestone rubble, front elevation stuccoed and blocked out, rear elevation above cartway slate-hung probably on timber frame; peg-slate cement-slurried roof, half hipped at left end, continuous with No.33 at right end; three stacks with local grey stone rubble shafts. Plan: deep plan associated with a rear court (Fowlers Court). Main block one-room wide, one-room deep with a left end and rear lateral stack. Rear service wing with left end stack. Cartway to left with room over with external steps up.
EXTERIOR: two storeys. Asymmetrical 1:1-window front (one window above cartway). Deep coved eaves extend across main block only. Late 19th century projecting shop front with fascia and cornice. Plate-glass shop windows with moulded frames canted in towards glazed shop door with overlight. First-floor late 19th or early 20th century canted bay window with modillion eaves cornice, glazed with two-pane horned sashes. Late 18th century 16-pane hornless boxed sash window above cartway. Left return of main block has blocked doorway into cartway. Rear wing has three early 19th century small-pane sashes on left side and catslide roof to rear. The external steps to the room over the cartway are an attractive feature of the rear court. INTERIOR: plain. Party wall with No.33 is studwork; said to be evidence of doorway through Other details: Listed Building number: 392275.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #106882 ]
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

MDV22918Related to: 25 and 26 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV22919Related to: 33-36 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV22922Related to: 49 and 51 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 6 2017 3:31PM