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GARDEN COTTAGES

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.

Name: GARDEN COTTAGES

List entry Number: 1106052

Location

GARDEN COTTAGES, 1,2 AND 3

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: South Tawton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 94939

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Details

SX 69 NE SOUTH TAWTON

1/145 Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Garden Cottages

II

Row of 3 cottages. Circa 1905, probably by Dan Gibson. Plastered walls, probably stone rubble, maybe with brick; stone rubble or brick stacks with plastered chimneyshafts hexagonal in section; slate roofs. Plan: row of 3 cottages set back from the road but facing it to the west, and numbered 1-3 from right to left. No. 2 occupies the centre part of the main block and has a 2-room plan with rear lateral stacks. The outer cottages are L-shaped and have 3-room plans, the third room projecting forward at right angles either side of No. 2 and have projecting lateral stacks on their inner sides (No. 1 and 3 are mirror plans of each other). Either end the main block projects a short distance and its roof is carried down over porches. All 3 are 2 storeys with integral outshots across the rear. Exterior: not quite symmetrical front. The gabled front of each front wing contains two 2-light windows and a first floor 4-light window. The central part of the main block contains the front door left of a 5-light window and at first floor level a 2 and 3-light window each under a gable. All these windows are timber- mullioned casements containing rectangular panes of leaded glass and have simple slate dripcourses above. Either end the porches are supported on a square plastered posts. Nos. 1 and 3 have their original panelled door but No. 2 has a C20 replacement. Main roof is gable-ended. Interior not inspected. These estate cottages are built in a very similar style to nearby Wood House (q.v.) which was also designed by Gibson with Thomas Mawson's landscaping of the grounds.

Listing NGR: SX6533495629

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National Grid Reference: SX6533495629

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