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EGYPT COTTAGE

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: EGYPT COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1106713

Location

EGYPT COTTAGE, EGYPT LANE

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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chulmleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 97246

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CHULMLEIGH EGYPT LANE SS 6814 -6914 7/68 Egypt Cottage - II Cottage. Probably circa 1700. Painted rendered stone rubble and cob. Thatch roof, half-hipped to right end, gable end to left of main range with stone rubble stack heightened in brick and half-hipped thatch roof to former outbuilding attached at left end. Plan: Egypt Cottage is an unusual survival of a single room cottage with direct entrance, staircase and stack at left end. The small lofted former outbuilding added probably in the C19 at left end has been taken in to form part of dwelling in C20, but no other extensions, and few other alterations have been made. Exterior: 2 storeys. Single 3 light casement 2 panes per light on each floor. Former outbuilding at left has small shuttered loft opening. Outbuilding is slightly recessed from the main range and a C20 porch with thatched hipped roof has been added across the angle. Interior: largely unspoilt. Single chamfered cross ceiling beam with hollow step- stops and slightly cambered chamfered fireplace lintel. Dog-leg staircase to left of fireplace. Original floor boards, roof structure with single truss with straight principals and much of the plaster survives. Egypt Cottage is a rare survival of a 1 room plan cottage, probably of the early C18, which has remained particularly unspoilt.

Listing NGR: SS6902614009

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National Grid Reference: SS 69026 14009

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