This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
OTTERTON THE GREEN, Otterton SY 0885 7/174 No. 15 (formerly listed as No. 3) 11.ll.52 GV II Cottage. Late C18-early C19. Plastered cob on stone rubble footings; stone rubble or brick stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatch roof to front, replaced with slate to rear.
2-room plan house facing north onto The Green. Central cross passage containing stairs and end stacks shared with the adjoining cottages, No. 17 (q.v.) and No. 11 (q.v.). 2-storey rear outshot behind left room containing original kitchen with stack backing onto the main block. 2 storeys.
Symmetry of 3-window front upset by different sized windows. Left ground floor window is a 20-pane sash and above it a C19 horizontal sliding sash. The rest are late C19-early C20 casements with glazing bars. Central doorway contains original 6-fielded panel door and contemporary moulded doorcase with a pediment. Roof continuous with adjoining cottages.
Interior includes C19 joinery detail. Roof not inspected.
No. 15 is one of an attractive row of contemporary cottages near the Church of St Michael (q.v.) and Otterton Mill (q.v.). The cottages are an unusual mixture of vernacular cob and thatch with more polite C19 detail in the doorways and some of the windows.
Listing NGR: SY0801885234
© Mr M. H. Carter. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Carter, M. H.
Rights Holder: Carter, M. H.
Cob, Plaster, Rubble, Slate, Stone, Thatch, Georgian Cross Passage House, Victorian Monument (By Form), House, Domestic, Dwelling