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Latitude: 50.3361 / 50°20'9"N
Longitude: -4.6343 / 4°38'3"W
OS Eastings: 212626
OS Northings: 51777
OS Grid: SX126517
Mapcode National: GBR N6.X9D5
Mapcode Global: FRA 1854.Y2Q
Entry Name: 27 and 29, Fore Street
Listing Date: 13 March 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1144272
English Heritage Legacy ID: 70744
Location: Fowey, Cornwall, PL23
Civil Parish: Fowey
Built-Up Area: Fowey
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Fowey
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX 15 SW FOWEY FORE STREET, Fowey
(North West side)
Nos.27 AND 29 13/03/51
Pair of probable merchants' houses or possibly one large house. Early C17. MATERIALS: rubble side walls and ground floor, 1st and 2nd floors with plastered and timber-framed front, jet tied to 2nd floor; pair of bitumen-grouted slate roofs end on to the street. PLAN: deep plan, deeper to left, with 2 parallel ranges set at right angles to street with gables facing. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; symmetrical2-window front. 2nd floor has flat 3-light mullioned windows with leaded glass, the one on the right original, the other one a C20 copy. 1st floor has original S-light (plus sidelights) ovolo-moulded mullioned oriel windows with ovolo-moulded sills, each window carried on a pair of shaped and carved brackets with plastered cove between, left-hand window with old casements, other window with old casement to central light, otherwise with possibly original leaded lights. Ground floor has old moulded 2-light casement on the left and similar copy on the right with pair of old external shutters; pair of doorways separated by a pier of rubble masonry to the centre; partly-glazed doors. INTERIOR not inspected. This is a rare jet tied C17 pair of merchants' houses in Cornwall and one of four C17 jet tied buildings in Fowey, retaining interior features of interest.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Cornwall: London: 1990-: 71).
Listing NGR: SX1262651777
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