Frost Cottages

Date:
1 Sep 1999
Location:
Frost Cottages, Polson Hill, Morchard Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17 6SE
Reference:
IOE01/00147/15
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

MORCHARD BISHOP POLSON HILL, Frost SS 70 NE 5/186 - Frost Cottages GV II

Pair of cottages. Probably late C17 - early C18. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble or cob stacks topped with C20 brick; slate roof to left cottage, corrugated iron to right, formerly thatch. Pair of adjoining 2-room plan cottages facing south-east. Left (south-west) cottage has axial stack in party wall between cottages and right (north-east) cottage has projecting end stack. 2 storeys. Both cottages have 2 window fronts of mainly late C19 early C20 casements with glazing bars. 2 C20 ground floor windows without glazing bars left of door of right hand cottage. Both have central doorways, the right cottage with C20 gabled corrugated iron porch. Roof hipped to left, gable ended to right.

Interior: most original features are hidden behind C19 and C20 plasterwork. In left cottage large rubble fireplace has plain oak lintel. Roof not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS7717806803

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Woodhead_Michael IOE Records for Woodhead, Michael; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Michael Woodhead. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Woodhead, Michael

Rights Holder: Woodhead, Michael

Keywords

Cob, Iron, Plaster, Rubble, Slate, Thatch, Stuart House, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling