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HER Number:MDV80087
Name:70 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh


18th century or earlier house with shop front. Front elevation stuccoed and blocked out, may be timber-framed. Two storeys with low roofline in the street. Listing includes walls of the rear plot.


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): 392284

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.

No.70 Fore Street, including walls of rear plot.
House, one of pair with shopfronts. Single original building phase; probably 18th century or earlier; refronted early in the 19th century. Front stuccoed and blocked out, possibly timber-framed. Asbestos slate roof, gabled at ends; right end stack with rendered shaft, left end stack with roughcast shaft. Plan: double-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: Two storeys with a low roofline in the street. Asymmetrical two-window front. Moulded eaves board. Shop front has pilasters with sunk panels and corbelled moulded brackets to the fascia and cornice which has dentil frieze. Plate-glass shop window canted in towards glazed shop door with low panel and overlight to left. INTERIOR: stud partition between the two rooms partly removed. Features of interest may survive elsewhere, including the possibility of an early roof construction. Other details: Listed Building number: 392284.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #106890 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV22925Related to: 71 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV22926Related to: 71a Fore Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 7 2011 9:28AM