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HEADPOST COTTAGE

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.

Name: HEADPOST COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1117397

Location

HEADPOST COTTAGE

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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chittlehamholt

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 442146

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CHITTLEHAMHOLT SS 61 NE

6/57 Headpost - II Former pair of cottages, now in single occupation. Possibly C18 origins but entirely re-modelled in mid C19. Stone rubble, upper storey rendered. Asbestos slate roof with gable end stone rubble stacks with tapered cups, offsets and each with bread oven projection. Mirror plan pair of cottages, each cottage formerly partitioned centrally with end heated rooms and scullery to front and straight-run staircase to rear of a narrow unheated room towards the centre. The central partitions have been removed both cottages, and the staircase in the left hand room removed. Two storeys. 3-window range. Symmetrical C19 fenestration intact with unusual 2-light casements with 6 small panes above 4 larger panes to each light. Similar 3-light casements to ground floor. Central 2-light window between the two cottages. Clay-tiled lean-to porch roofs supported on shaped timber brackets to each cottage, with heavy plank doors with narrowly spaced chamfered cover strips and chamfered door surrounds. Small lean-to to rear left side. Apart from the removal of the partitions and staircase to left-hand cottage, C19 joinery is principally intact.

Listing NGR: SS6538118699

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National Grid Reference: SS 65381 18699

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