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143, Fore Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Exeter, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7209 / 50°43'15"N

Longitude: -3.535 / 3°32'6"W

OS Eastings: 291739

OS Northings: 92375

OS Grid: SX917923

Mapcode National: GBR P0.Q4TT

Mapcode Global: FRA 37H5.LMW

Entry Name: 143, Fore Street

Listing Date: 29 January 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103967

English Heritage Legacy ID: 89096

Location: Exeter, Devon, EX4

County: Devon

District: Exeter

Town: Exeter

Electoral Ward/Division: St David's

Built-Up Area: Exeter

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Central Exeter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

FORE STREET
1.
1092
(North-west Side)
No 143
SX 9192 SE 5/166 29.1.53
II GV
2.
Set back behind Edwardian 2 storey shop front is the upper part of a fine 4 storey,
5 window, red brick front, dated on rain water heads 1716 and 1717. Burnt headers,
stone quoins, cornice and keystones. Later Georgian sashes. Red brick back elevation
is 3 window, original sashes with segmental heads. Coved cornice. Parapet, roof
not visible. 2 storey, 3 window plastered wing at right angles also has early
C18 sash windows. Doorway to Wheaton's Registered Office (modern building) has
enriched plaster hood on brackets, and was probably principal doorway to house.
Early Cl9 cast iron printing-press kept in courtyard as museum piece. This house
was probably built by Sir Thomas Bury, later occupied by Sir John Duntze (1749).
Nos 140 to 144 (consec) form a group.


Listing NGR: SX9173992374

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