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North Devon (District Authority)
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SS 80321 14480


WITHERIDGE WEST STREET (north side) SS 81 SW Witheridge 9/109 No.18 (Plovers Barrows) (previously listed as Paradise 20.2.67 Cottage) GV II Cottage. Circa late C15 or early C16, floored later C16, C19 internal re- arrangement and external refenestration, further C20 work. Plan and development: the cottage is the hall and lower room of through-passage and 3-room house, the lower room was always floored over, this flooring over continued aver the passage and jettied out into the hall, hall floored over late C16. Exterior: 2 storeys, asymmetrical 3 windows, 2-light C19 casements with glazing bars to the first floor, 2 larger 2-light C19 casements on the ground floor. Central door opening, half-glazed door, C20 ledge hood. Further small opening with a barred iron frame, inserted late C20 to right of the door opening. Interior: with plank and muntin screen to the higher side of the through-passage. The ends of the internal jetty beams project into the hall. The hall with a fireplace with a broad wooden bressumer, rear lateral stack. Lower room to left with a fireplace with a narrow wooden bressumer. Roof: a cruck truss is visible from the chamber over the hall which is ceiled and there is a closed truss of both the higher and lower ends of the hall, so that the roof space above is inaccessible. The inner room is now part of No.16 (Lynecroft)(qv.)

Listing NGR: SS8032114480


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 04 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/13422/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Sue Spurr. Source Historic England Archive
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