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Latitude: 50.8161 / 50°48'57"N
Longitude: -3.4837 / 3°29'1"W
OS Eastings: 295570
OS Northings: 102885
OS Grid: SS955028
Mapcode National: GBR LJ.XTGY
Mapcode Global: FRA 36LY.2MF
Entry Name: 6, Fore Street
Listing Date: 5 April 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106624
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95436
Location: Silverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX5
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Silverton
Built-Up Area: Silverton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Silverton St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
1175/7/251 FORE STREET
House forming part of a row that was possibly all of one late medieval build and which includes Nos. 2 - 12. C15 or earlier, but reconstructed in the C19 after a fire. Stone rubble. Thatched roof.
PLAN: Possibly retaining something of the Medieval plan; now a 2-room plan with a central through-passage, each room heated from a fireplace in a lateral stack at the back and with an outshut behind the left-hand room.
EXTERIOR: 2-storeys. Almost symmetrical 3-bay front, entirely reconstucted in C19; C20 3-light casements with horizontal glazing bars and C20 panelled and glazed door at centre. At rear the thatch of the main roof is carried down over stone outshut on right; to left an insubstantial C20 outshut with a corrugated sheet iron lean-to roof.
INTERIOR: The left room has a stone rubble fireplace with a re-used moulded timber bressumer and a C19 boxed-in fireplace to the right with a simple balustrade on the landing at the top. The right-hand room has a small fireplace with a stop-chamfered timber bressumer. Ceilings removed, exposing joists. C19 4-bay king-post roof structure.
SOURCE: Thorp, J.R.L., 'Two Hall Houses in a Late Medieval Terrace: 8-12 Fore Street, Siverton', Proceedings of Devon Archaeological Society, 40 , 171-180.
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