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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: 1146615



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

County: Devon

District: East Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dunkeswell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-May-1979

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 86587

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DUNKESWELL DUNKESWELL ST 10 NW 5/32 Corner Cottage and Wellsteps 17.5.79 GV II 2 cottages. Late C17 - early C18, some C19 service additions, both modernised circa 1980. White-washed local stone rubble, maybe with some cob; stone rubble stacks topped with C20 brick; thatch roof, with slate to rear outshots. Plan: pair of contemporary mirror-plan cottages built down the hillslope and facing north. Uphill at the right (west) end is Corner Cottage and Wellsteps is the left cottage. Origianlly each cottage had a 2-room plan with through passage between. Each had a larger room on the outside with a gable-end stack and small unheated inner room. In both cases the passage partition has been removed to enlarge the heated room. Corner Cottage has a single storey 2-room plan extension projecting at right angles to rear of the left end (behind the unheated room and former passage). Wellsteps has secondary service outshots to rear. Both cottages are 2 storeys. Exterior: each cottage has 2 ground floor windows and one first floor window, mostly C20 casements with glazing bars. Each cottage has a central front doorway containing a C20 door under a monopitch hood with shaped vallance. The roof is gable-ended. Interior: no carpentry detail is exposed in Corner Cottage but the fireplace is sandstone ashlar with a chamfered oak lintel and contains a C19 oven. (It was lined with new stone circa 1980). Wellsteps has a similar fireplace and here is a chamfered axial beam across the heated room and site of the former passage. The roofs were not inspected.

Listing NGR: ST1406007665

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National Grid Reference: ST 14060 07665


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