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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.


List entry Number: 1106562



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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Coldridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 95589

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COLDRIDGE EAST LEIGH SS 60 NE 1/37 Newcombes Cottages - and the Old Smithy GV II

2 cottages. Late C17, modernised in mid and late C20. Plastered cob on rubble footings; stone rubble or cob stacks topped with C20 brick; thatch roof and corrugated asbestos to outshots. Pair of adjoining 2-room plan cottages facing south with end stacks and stack in party wall between the cottages. Newcombes Cottage to the left (west) is a little larger than The Old Smithy. Both have secondary or rebuilt outshots to rear. 2 storeys. Overall 5-window front, 3 to Newcombes Cottage and 2 to The Old Smithy, comprising a variety of C19 and C20 casements with glazing bars and including a C20 curving bay window at right end (The Old Smithy). Both has a C20 central door and porch; glazed with gabled and thatch-roofed to Newcombes Cottage, and plank with a monopitch and concrete tile roofed porch to The Old Smithy. Roof is gable-ended to right and hipped to left. Interiors: only interior of Newcombes Cottage inspected. It was largely result of C20 modernisation. The left room has a late C17 crossbeam, untidily soffit- chamfered with straight-out stops. Both fireplaces are blocked by C20 grates. The left room has an enormous chimney stack apparently of cob and taking up the full depth of the roof hip. Roof inaccessible.

Listing NGR: SS6981105320

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National Grid Reference: SS 69816 05319


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