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West Devon (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 41934 74135


TAVISTOCK HAMLETS SX 47 SW 5/154 - Wheal Maria Cottages(Nos 1-20) 10.4.86 GV II Row of 10 paired houses. Circa 1870. Slatestone rubble, rendered to sides and front, each pair with hipped slate roof with central stack heating each side. Semi-detached piars of cottages, each pair with mirror-image double depth plan; each cottage has a front and rear room heated from a central stack and entered from a side porch. Small single storey outhouse behind each pair. Each front of 2 storeys and 2 windows, all 2-light casements of 8 panes each, with granite lintels at ground floor. Each side has gabled porch with shouldered head to opening and recess for number over doorway, to side of porch and opening which may have been originally designed for a 2-light casement, but which has a narrow single light inserted. Rear has 2 windows, 2-light casements at first floor and horizontal sliding sashes at first floor. Rear of each has attached granite water trough central placed, and small single-storey outhouse behind each. The cottages have very few alterations and are one of the best surviving examples of purpose-built mining accommodation in the area. Alterations include: porch removed from no 6 and half-glazed door added at rear. No 7 has C20 windows at ground and first floor front. No 8 has C20 ground floor sidelight. No 9 has porch with hipped roof and C20 sidelight. No 16 has had porch rebuilt larger than original. No 20 has had porch removed and replaced by door to rear. In spite of these alterations the whole row remains unusually intact. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX4193474135


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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: 18 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12535/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Jess Maslen. Source Historic England Archive
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