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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1105298



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

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sampford Courtenay

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Oct-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 93077

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SAMPFORD COURTENAY SAMPFORD COURTENAY SS 60 SW 11/194 Forge Cottage GV II Small house. Early C17 or earlier, altered in C20. Rendered cob walls. Thatch roof hipped to left end gabled to right. 2 brick stacks - one axial and one at right gable end. Plan: 2 room plan originally larger room to right heated by axial stack, small unheated room to its left. Tne main room was subdivided probably in the early C20 into 2 smaller rooms and an entrance lobby at the front. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 1 window front, 2 windows to ground floor. C20 plank door to right under thatched doorhood. C19 leanto at right-hand end. Interior: main room has very large open fireplace virtually the width of the room with roughly chamfered wooden lintel and granite jamb to the left. Against the rear wall of this room is a bench with post at its left-hand end which is moulded at the top - probably a C17 feature. Roof: 1 side-pegged jointed cruck is visible on the 1st floor. Beside the stack one principal rafter with a curved foot is visible. There is no access to the roof space so any evidence of smoke-blackening to the timbers cannot be seen.

Listing NGR: SS6319301201

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National Grid Reference: SS 63192 01202


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