COBB COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1104591
Date first listed:
10-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
COBB COTTAGE, FORE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
COBB COTTAGE, FORE STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Devon
District:
Torridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Dolton
National Grid Reference:
SS5704112143

Details

DOLTON

FORE STREET (north side), Dolton

SS 5712 14/73

Cobb Cottage

GV II

House. Mid Cl7 with circa early C18 addition. Rendered cob walls. Gable ended thatch roof. Brick axial stack to wing, projecting rear lateral stack of rendered rubble with brick shaft. Plan: originally 2-room plan with small unheated dairy at centre which has entrance lobby in front of it. The left-hand room is also unheated; the larger right-hand room is heated by a rear lateral fireplace with an adjoining straight-run staircase in rectangular projection. Wing added at front of left-hand room in C18 with kitchen and unheated room beyond it which may have been of non-domestic use and has no room above. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window front of mid-late C20 large 2-light diamond leaded pane casements. C20 part-glazed door to their left. The wing projects beyond it with a small outbuilding projecting from its inner face. At rear is integral rectangular projection for lateral stack and stairs. Interior: right-hand room has chamfered cross beam and fireplace with chamfered and ogee-stopped wooden lintel which has had modern grate inserted. C18 built-in curved shelves with fielded panel doors to cupboard below. Forming a passage on the 1st floor is an original chamfered plank-and-muntin screen which extends at right angles to form the partition to the end bedroom. Visible on the 1st floor are the feet of substantial straight principal rafters with threaded or trenched purlins - these are probably also Cl7 but lack of access to roof space prevents a fuller inspection. Despite the insertion of modern windows this house retains a considerable amount of interest in its well-preserved plan form and the unusual existence of plank-and muntin screens on the 1st floor.

Listing NGR: SS5704112143

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
90866
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/05707/19
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