MYRTLE COTTAGE AND COB COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1108406
Date first listed:
19-Feb-1990
Statutory Address:
MYRTLE COTTAGE AND COB COTTAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
MYRTLE COTTAGE AND COB COTTAGE

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

County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
Thurlestone
National Grid Reference:
SX 67881 43825

Details

THURLESTONE EAST BUCKLAND SX 64 SE 4/161 Myrtle Cottage and Cob Cottage

II

Pair of cottages. Circa mid C17 with probably C18 addition. Plastered rubble and cob walls Thatch roof, gabled to left end and hipped to right. 2 axial rendered rubble stacks with brick shafts and brick stack at gable end. Plan: basic 2-room plan to each cottage. Cob Cottage to right has both its rooms heated by axial stacks and a newel stair at the rear of the left-hand room. Behind the right-hand room is a small wing added probably in the C18. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 : 3 window front mainly of C19 and early C20 small-paned 2-light casements. Myrtle Cottage to the left has an early c19 horizontal sliding 12-pane sash to left on the ground floor. C20 stable-type door to its right with tile hood over. Cob Cottage has a C20 plank door to the right, now disused, and the current entrance is through a C20 timber leanto at the right-hand end with a single storey extension beyond it. Interior: of Cob Cottage only accessible. Its ceiling beams have been replaced, left-hand room has a fireplace with roughly chamfered wooden lintel and stone newel stairs in a projection at the rear. Insubstantial feet of straight principals visible on 1st floor suggest an C18 or C19 reroofing.

Listing NGR: SX6788143825

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
100858
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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