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HER Number:MDV80112
Name:4 Market Street, Buckfastleigh


1700 or earlier house on Market Street (east side), originally listed with number 3. Includes a rare bead-moulded plank-and-muntin screen lining the cartway, the lower section of which is obscured by later horizontal boarding.


Grid Reference:SX 736 661
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckfastleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 392298

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVII - 1650 AD? to 1700 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.4 Market Street, (East side) (Formerly Listed as: Nos.3 AND 4)
House, probably one building phase originally with No.3 to the right, but with later alterations following sub-division. Approximately 1700 or earlier in origin. Mixed construction, mostly mass wall with some timber-framing. Front elevation of local grey limestone rubble with brick dressings, right return, under cartway, timber-framed; slate roof, gabled at ends. Plan: single-depth plan, two rooms wide, winder stair to rear. Door on right return which is under cartway to right.
EXTERIOR: two storeys. Asymmetrical two-window front. Ground-floor window right four-light casement three panes per light with a segmental brick arch. Ground-floor window left two-light casement with eight panes per light and a flat brick arch. Two first-floor three-light casements, three panes per light with timber lintels. 20th century door under cartway to right. The cartway is lined with a bead-moulded plank-and-muntin screen (a rare survival), lower part obscured by later horizontal boarding.
INTERIOR: modernised but retaining 19th century winder stair with landing to rear. Roof: probably 18th century with steeply cambered halved pegged collars, principals halved and pegged at the apex, trenched purlins. Other details: Listed Building number: 392298.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #106918 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV22940Related to: 3 Market Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV118201Related to: 5-8 Market Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV43540Related to: 9 Market Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 9 2017 11:01AM