Pleasant View / Witch Farm Cottage

14 Jun 2006
Pleasant View, Buckerell, East Devon, Devon, EX14 3ER
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Witch Farm Cottage, Buckerell, East Devon, Devon, EX14 3ER
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


5/103 Pleasant View and Witch Farm - Cottage


2 adjoining houses, formerly one house. Probably late C16/early C17. Rendered cob on stone footings; corrugated asbestos roof (formerly thatched), gabled at ends; left end stack and axial stack with rendered shafts.

Plan: 3 room and cross passage plan, lower end to the left (Pleasant View), hall stack backing on to passage, unheated inner room. The passage has been converted to a service room and new entrances have been added.

Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3:4 window front. Pleasant View, to the left, has a porch to left of centre with an artificial thatched roof and 3 first floor and 2 ground floor 2-light small pane C19 casements. Witch Farm Cottage has a C20 gabled porch to left of centre, and 4 first floor and 2 ground floor 2-light small pane C19 casements.

Interior: The hall, in Witch Farm Cottage, has an open fireplace with chamfered Beerstone jambs and a chamfered lintel. A stair rises adjacent to the stack; intersecting moulded ceiling beams. The right hand (inner) room has a chamfered scroll-stopped crossbeam. Pleasant View has an open fireplace to the left hand (lower end) room with a chamfered timber lintel and a bread oven and a scroll-stopped ceiling beam.

Roof: Jointed cruck roof construction to Witch Farm Cottage, likely to extend across Pleasant View.

A traditional house with original interior features.

Listing NGR: ST1218600518


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2243 IOE Records taken by David Withey; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr David Withey. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Withey, David

Rights Holder: Withey, David


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