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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: 1108351



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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dartington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Apr-1993

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 101028

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DARTINGTON SX7862 - SX7962 COTT ROAD, SHINNER'S BRIDGE 12/115 Nos 1, 2 and 3 Spedding 9.2.61 Cottages (formerly listed as Almshouses)


Row of 3 almshouses. Dated 1835, extended at rear of No 2 in C20. Local limestone rubble, dressed stone quoins and chamfered rendered plinth. Slate roof with slate coped gable ends with moulded corbel kneelers and squat octagonal finials. 2 stone rubble axial stacks each with 2 rebuilt diagonally set red brick shafts. Plan: Row of 4 almshouses cottages; the end cottages are single depth 2 room plans the centre pair are 1-room plans, each having an entrance in the shared 2 storey central porch. The centre 2 cottages have been converted into one and extended at the hands in C20. Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 1:2:1:2:1 bay range the centre bay a 2- storey gabled porch with buttresses to sides and with kneelers; flashed by 2 windows the first floor in gabled half-dormers with kneelers, and a doorway at each end of front without a window above. The windows are in moulded rendered openings; the ground floor with hoodmoulds and 2-light ovolo moulded wooden mullion windows; the first casements with glazing bars; all the windows are the original C19. The 3 doorways, one at the centre in the porch and the 2 outer doorways have chamfered rendered 4-centred arch openings and C19 plank doors with cover moulds. Over the centre doorway in the porch is a large slate plaque in a moulded recess with Latin inscription, translated it reads:- "This house was built as an everlasting alms at the expense of Mary Spedding in pious memory of Margaret Froude her sister. The adjoining field was received for the same purpose by Henry Champernowne AD.1835". A small single light iron casement in gable above has leaded panes. Interior: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX7872762097

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National Grid Reference: SX 78727 62097


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