Riverside Cottage Including Front Garden Boundary Walls To West

4 Apr 2003
Riverside Cottage Including Front Garden Boundary Walls To West, Colebrooke, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17 5BZ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

COLEBROOKE COLEFORD SS 70 SE Riverside Cottage including 3/109 front garden boundary walls 26.8.65 to west GV II Cottage. Late C18-early C19 with late C19-early C20 extensions. Plastered cob on rubble footings, stone rubble extensions; stone rubble stacks topped with C19 brick; thatch roof.

Original cottage comprises a 1-room and entrance lobby plan facing west with formerly projecting right (south) end stack. Late C19 storage extension on right end and early C20 single storey block at right angles on front of right end now used as kitchen. Main block is 2 storeys with symmetrical 2-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars to right of front wing. Central C20 front door. Roof is hipped each end. Gable-ended front wing has C20 casement and glass door, both with glazing bars.

Interior shows plain carpentry detail and rubble fireplace has replacement lintel.

Roof not inspected.

Front garden enclosed by low rubble wall which includes a flight of steps down to the stream on west side.

Cole ford is a remarkably unspoilt and picturesque hamlet.

Listing NGR: SS7724801092


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0917 IOE Records taken by Terence Harper; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Terence Harper. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Harper, Terence

Rights Holder: Harper, Terence


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