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HER Number:MDV80097
Name:30-31 Chapel Street, Buckfastleigh


Pair of houses dating to around 1775-1825, with later alterations. South side of Chapel Street, two storeys with asymmetrical three-window front.


Grid Reference:SX 738 661
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckfastleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 392229

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1775 AD to 1825 AD (Between))

Full description

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

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

Nos.30 AND 31 Chapel Street, (South side).
Pair of houses, approximately 1775-1825 in origin, No.30 said to have been substantially rebuilt in the 1980s. Local grey limestone rubble; asbestos slate roof, gabled at ends; stack with rendered shaft and four 19th century tall cream-coloured chimney pots. Plan: double-depth range, each house one room wide, No.30 with an unheated rear wing. Axial stack to party wall. No.30 is built against No.29, with the wall-plate of the tenter loft projecting slightly into the roofspace.
EXTERIOR: Two storeys. Asymmetrical three-window front with regular fenestration, mostly of matching late 19th century four-pane horned sashes. No.31, to the left, has a depressed segmental-headed doorway to the left with a 20th century timber panelled door and a blind fanlight with spoke glazing bars. Ground and first-floor windows alongside to right. No.30 has a 20th century internal porch to the right with a 20th century timber door and four-pane fixed porch window alongside. Two-light timber casement with glazing bars above porch. Two ground-floor and one first-floor window to left.
INTERIOR: No.30 inspected. Plain interior with 20th century joinery, one approximately 1860s cast-iron grate and chimney-piece upstairs. Pegged collar rafter roof with halved collars, X-apex and possibly secondary ridge slightly to one side; trenched purlins. Features of interest may survive in No.30. Included for group value. Other details: Listed Building number: 392229.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #106902 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV80098Parent of: 32 Chapel Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV80098Related to: 32 Chapel Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV22907Related to: 26-29 Chapel Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV80098Parent of: 32 Chapel Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV80098Related to: 32 Chapel Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV108576Related to: Bossell Terrace, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV108655Related to: Orchard Terrace, Buckfastleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 9 2017 10:48AM