Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1106538

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1986

Statutory Address: TRUANTS COTTAGES


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Statutory Address: TRUANTS COTTAGES

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Zeal Monachorum

National Grid Reference: SS 71966 03875


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House, possibly 2 cottages originally. Mid or late C17, modernised in late C19 and C20 extension. Plastered cob on rubble footings; cob stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatch roof, corrugated iron to C20 extension. 2-room plan house facing south-south-east, say south, with C20 extension on left (west) end. From the original build there are 2 rooms of unequal size with projecting end stacks, both with ovens. The larger room is to left and C20 stairs inserted into right room. C20 extension to left (west) and late C19-early C20 stables to right. Main block is 2 storeys. Main block has regular but not quite symmetrical 4-window front of early C20 casements with glazing bars and all first floor windows have thatch gables over filled with weatherboarding. The front door, right of centre, is C20 with contemporary gabled and slate-roofed porch. 2-storey flat-roofed extension to left adds a fifth window to the front. Main roof is gable-ended to right and very steeply hipped to left. Interior: the original structure is basically intact. Both fireplaces are built of stone rubble with oak lintels, soffit-chamfered with scroll stops. Both include C19 ovens, that to left a cloam oven made by Dennis and Milton, Old Pottery, Bideford according to the stamp. All the floor beams, 2 to left of the cob crosswall and 1 to right are soffit-chamfered and unstopped and the latter is associated with scratch-moulded joists. Roof of A-frame trusses with pegged lap-jointed collars.

Listing NGR: SS7196603875


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Legacy System number: 95639

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