Whites Cottages

2 Sep 1999
Whites Cottages, 1, 2 And 3 The Green, Morchard Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17 6PD
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

MORCHARD BISHOP THE GREEN, Morchard Bishop SS 7607 - 7707 11/172 - Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Whites Cottage GV II

3 small cottages. Probably late C18 - early C19. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble or cob stacks with plastered probably brick chimney shafts; slate and corrugated iron roof (originally thatch). Three 1-room cottages facing south comprising left (west) end of row of terraced cottages. No. 1 at left (west) end has projecting end stack. Central No. 2 has left end stack in party wall with No 1, and No 3 has rear lateral stack and No. 2 the Forge (q.v.) adjoining to right (east) 2-storeys. Each cottage has a 2-window front of mostly late C19 - early C20 casements with glazing bars with exception of C20 16-pane sash to ground floor of No. 2. No. 1 has plank door on left side, Nos 2 and 3 have plank doors to right.

No. 3 is recessed slightly from frontage of Nos 1 and 2. C20 gable-ended slate roof to No 1; Nos 2 and 3 have corrugated iron roof over thatch.

Interior: mostly early features are hidden by C20 plasterwork and fireplaces are blocked. Only No 2 shows an exposed crossbeam which is plainly chamfered. Roof not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS7682707756


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2255 IOE Records taken by Michael Woodhead; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Michael Woodhead. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Woodhead, Michael

Rights Holder: Woodhead, Michael


Cob, Iron, Plaster, Rubble, Slate, Thatch, Georgian House, Victorian Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling