VINEYARD COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1204921
Date first listed:
27-Jan-1989
Statutory Address:
VINEYARD COTTAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
VINEYARD COTTAGE

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

County:
Devon
District:
East Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Gittisham
National Grid Reference:
SY 14414 97964

Details

GITTISHAM COMBE SY 19 NW

7/147 Vineyard Cottage -

GV II

Cottage. Probably C17. Hussey suggests that it may have been used for a wine press in the vineyard and to provide a viewing point for the gardens and park. Rendered, with a flat roof; rear lateral stack with an ashlar freestone shaft. Plan: Sited in the north-west corner of the vineyard, north east of Combe House. A single cell building, square on plan, 2 storeys, with a stair turret that rises above the roof with a doorway on to the roof. Exterior: 2 storeys. 2-bay south front with a half-glazed C19 front door and a probably early C18 2-light transomed small-pane casement to first floor left. The left (west) return has 2 similar ground floor windows and one first floor window. The stair turret is square on plan, weatherboarded above the roof, with a peaked slate roof. Interior: Plain. A most unusual building, group value with Combe House and associated buildings. The vineyard walls and terraces are separately listed. Vineyard cottage is shown on a plan of circa 1787 reproduced in Hussey's articles on Combe in Country Life, June 9, 1955, pp. 1486-1489; June 16, 1955, pp. 1556-1559. This article also reproduces a circa 1820 drawing which shows Vineyard Cottage. The gardens at Combe are grade II on the Register of Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England, Ref: SY 1487 G1312.

Listing NGR: SY1441297964

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
87149
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 9 June, (1955), 1486-1489
'Country Life' in 16 June, (1955), 1556-1559
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 11 Devon,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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