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West Devon (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 60171 02073


EXBOURNE EXBOURNE SS 60 SW 5/47 Tumbles Cottage GV II Small house. Early C16, modified in C17, extended in C19 and C20. Rendered rubble and cob walls. Gable ended asbestos slate roof. Axial granite ashlar stack with drip courses, offset from ridge. Plan: Original extent of plan unclear, the house may have extended further at the left-hand end. At present the old part of the house consists of 2 rooms with a dividing axial stack heating the larger left-hand room. This stack was inserted into an open hall which probably had a central hearth and the house was ceiled at tne same time. In the C19 a 1 storey addition was made at the right-hand end which was made 2 storey in the later C20. 2 storeys. Asymetrical 2-window front. To right is 2-light metal frame C20 casement and above is a 2-light wooden casement in dormer. To left on ground floor is early C16 3-light wooden mullion window, chamfered with rounded arched heads. The mullions are C20 replacements. C20 leanto porch/conservatory built in front of right-hand side with glazed door. Interior: C17 fireplace with high chamfered wooden lintel with straight cut stops and roughly chamfered granite jambs. Roof: One complete original truss survives over the left-hand room. It has substantial principal rafters with morticed cranked collar. It is unclear whether it is smoke-blackened.

Listing NGR: SS6017102073


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

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Date: 03 Oct 2003
Reference: IOE01/11451/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Norman Wigg. Source Historic England Archive
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