PROSPECT COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1108007
Date first listed:
25-Mar-1991
Statutory Address:
PROSPECT COTTAGE, PROSPECT HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
PROSPECT COTTAGE, PROSPECT HILL

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

County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
Slapton
National Grid Reference:
SX 82006 45128

Details

SLAPTON PROSPECT HILL SX8245 SLAPTON 11/91 Prospect Cottage

GV II

Small house. C17 or earlier origin and with later alterations. Slate rubble ground storey, roughcast first storey probably of cob and rubble. Asbestos tile roof with gable ends. Gable end and front lateral stacks with later brick shafts. Plan: 2-room plan with central cross or through passage with central porch at front, the larger room at the lower left end heated from a lateral stack at the front, the smaller right hand room as a gable end stack. The central passage has been blocked by a later partition and a staircase has been put into the rear right hand corner of the left hand room of the original house. At the lower left end there is what appears to be a later extension but which might be the lower end if the house were originally of 3 room plan. Both parts have had their roofs raised. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window north east front to road. Late C19 or C20 2-light casements with glazing bars, the first floor casements have had overlights added probably when the eaves were raised. Doorway to right of centre with large slate rubble open-fronted porch with slate lean- to roof and stone seats on the side walls inside; the left side of the porch probably contains the oven of the lateral stack. At the lower left end a lower 2-storey range with steps up to a large porch on the front and a small casement above. The rear elevation was not inspected. Interior: Was not accessible at the time of the survey in 1988. The lower left room of the original house has one chamfered cross-beam and another chamfered half beam in the left end wall, their stops not seen.

Listing NGR: SX8200645128

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
99877
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 11 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/06794/26
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