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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: 1147500



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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Merton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Feb-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 91775

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MERTON MERTON SS 51 SW 11/160 Shepherd's Court - GV II

Pair of cottages (under one ownership) formerly one house. Rendered cob and rubble walls. Gable ended thatch roof, partly slate at rear. Axial brick stack and one at right gable end. Plan: At present two 1 room cottages with rear additions. Formerly one house of 2 rooms with hall to left - whose stack probably backed onto a passage - and lower room to right heated by gable end fireplace. Probably C18 outshut built behind lower room end C19 wing added behind left-hand side possibly when the house was subdivided. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front of circa late C19 2-light casements on first floor and mid C20 casements below - a 3-light one to left of centre, 2-light to right. C19 plank door to left and C19 plank door with glazed panel to right of centre. To its left is rectangular oven projection with slate lean-to roof. C19 slate roofed wing behind left-hand end. Thatched roof outshut at rear of right-hand side. Interior: Left-hand cottage has open fireplace with high chamfered wooden lintel which rests on a wood corbel to the left, oven built into right-hand side. Roof trusses probably C19. Features mainly concealed in right-hand cottage.

Listing NGR: SS5305012346

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National Grid Reference: SS 53050 12346


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