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

South Hams (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 80737 42931


SX8042 STOKENHAM STOKENHAM 14/221 Well Cottage (formerly listed as Bray Cottage)


House. C17 or earlier with C18 and C20 alterations. Rendered stone rubble and possibly some cob. Thatched roof with gabled left end and hipped right end, the right hand part of roof is clad in slate. Left hand gable end and right hand front lateral stone stacks with brick shafts and slate weathering. Plan: 2 room plan with a central cross or through passage into which a staircase has been inserted. The left hand room is heated from an end stack the right hand room has a lateral stack at the front and a small unheated room at the back is a short wing, behind which is a single storey outbuilding converted into a kitchen. Exterior: 2 storeys, asymmetrical, 3-window south east front with a projecting lateral stack to right with slate weathered set-offs and tall red brick shaft. 3 C20 metal-frame 2-light casements on first floor and 3 C19 2-light casements on ground floor, all with glazing bars and slate sills. Doorway to left of centre with C19 panelled door and late C19 or C20 porch with lean-to shingle roof and C20 glazed door. Rear: C20 glazed door on right and 9-pane fixed light window to its left. To left a short gabled 2-storey wing extended in a single storey outbuilding (now the kitchen). Interior: Left hand room has later ceiling joists and fireplace with slate jambs and flat arch. Right hand room also has later joists and blocked fireplace in front lateral stack. On first floor plank doors. Circa C18 roof structure, the collars lapped and pegged on face of straight principals.

Listing NGR: SX8073742931


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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: 09 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06828/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ben White. Source Historic England Archive
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