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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: 1107723



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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bishop's Tawton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 98492

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BISHOPS TAWTON SS 52 NE 10/14 King's Cottage - - II

House. Early C19, with end bay added c.1900. Whitewashed rendered rubble and some cob. Thatch roof, hipped with brick stacks at each end, axial brick stack and rubble stack to rear of right-angled gabled rear extension with slated offsets. L- shaped on plan with right-angled kitchen extension to rear left end. Single rooms each side of entrance, originally towards centre, but now displaced to left with addition of slightly projecting right-hand bay. Cottage ornee style. 2 storeys with cellar. 4 window range of mainly C19 centre-hinged casements, of 2-lights except third from left which is of 3-lights. French windows to ground floor plinth level to each side 1/2-glazed panelled door with blind fanlight with stone steps up to each side with 4 newel posts with ball finials, wooden handrail and decorative wrought iron work to the platform. C19 verandah roof with swept up ends to original facade supported on rustic timber posts. Gabled projections to right has 3-light window with individual C20 sashes to each light. Narrow 2 storey projection to rear with half-hipped roof to resemble early porch but with no entrance. Flat roofed C20 extension in brick in the angle of the L-shaped to right and slated gabled roof to C20 porch extension to left. Much of the C19 internal joinery intact including open well staircase with stick balusters and moulded handrail elaborately swept up to square newels.

Listing NGR: SS5726028578

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National Grid Reference: SS 57260 28578


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