Thatchstone Cottage

26 Oct 1999
Thatchstone Cottage, Washford Pyne, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17 4RQ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

WASHFORD PYNE BLACK DOG SS 80 NW 6/276 Thatchstone Cottage - - II

House, former farmhouse. Late C17-early C18, thoroughly renovated in 1981.

Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stack with C19 and C20 brick top; thatched roof. 4-room plan cottage facing south-east. Right (north-east) room is C20 extension and interior layout much-altered in 1981 renovation. Nearly central axial stack serving back-to-back fireplaces. 2 storeys. Irregular 4-window front of 1981 casements with glazing bars in late C19 style. 1981 glazed door left of centre.

Roof is hipped to right and half-hipped to left. Stone rubble buttress on left (south-west) end facing road incorporates a plaque inscribed 'Built 1741, restored 1981'.

Interior: Stack was much rebuilt in 1981. Rooms either side show only exposed original features. Small room to right has an axial beam and larger room to left has 2 crossbeams; all are chamfered with straight cut stops.

Roof not inspected. According to present owner date of 1741 was his estimate of date of erection.

Listing NGR: SS8045309826


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, Plaster, Rubble, Thatch, Stuart Farmhouse, Georgian Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Monument (By Form)