AMBER COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1105943
Date first listed:
20-May-1985
Date of most recent amendment:
14-Mar-1997
Statutory Address:
AMBER COTTAGE, KNOWLE CROSS

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Location

Statutory Address:
AMBER COTTAGE, KNOWLE CROSS

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

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Copplestone
National Grid Reference:
SS 78271 02135

Details

SS 70 SE CREDITON HAMLETS KNOWLE CROSS

432/2/81 Amber Cottage (formerly listed as: Knowle Leat)

GV II

3 cottages, now one house. Mid-C17, modernised and united in C20. Rendered cob on rubble footings; cob stacks topped with C20 brick. Wheat reed thatched roof. Row of 3 contemporary one room cottages, facing north. End stack to outer cottage and axial stack on right side of centre cottage. 2 storeys. Overall 4-window front. Right-hand cottage has 2 bay, almost regular front, those to left are identical offset single bay fronts. The middle cottage has a C20 casement occupying the door position, otherwise all the windows are 2 or 3 light leaded casements with flat-faced mullions possibly dating from late C18 or early C19. C20 door to right in bead-moulded frame. Good interior. Fireplaces are cob with stone on oven side only; oak lintels chamfered and with scroll-nick stops. In the right-hand ground floor room, the cross beam is chamfered with bar-scroll stops, similar in centre cottage with bar-runout stops, but that to left-hand very worn. Original trusses are A-frames with dovetail lap joints. Previously known as Rattle Street Cottages. A rare survival of mid-C17 one room plan cottages with relatively high quality detail.



Listing NGR: SS7827102135

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
95182
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: 15 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04477/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ken Saunders. Source Historic England Archive
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