COURT COTTAGES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208375
Date first listed:
20-Nov-1952
Statutory Address:
COURT COTTAGES, COCKINGTON LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
COURT COTTAGES, COCKINGTON LANE

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

District:
Torbay (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 89447 63853

Details

TORQUAY

SX8963 COCKINGTON LANE, Cockington 885-1/16/349 (North side) 20/11/52 Court Cottages

GV II

Formerly known as: Cockington Trust and Estate Office COCKINGTON LANE Cockington. House, converted to house and shop. c1700 with C20 alterations. Plastered stone rubble and cob; thatched roof with a plain ridge, half hipped at ends; 2 projecting front lateral stacks with stone shafts; right end stack. PLAN: Built into the slope of the land. Long single depth 3-room plan, the left end room probably converted from an agricultural building or cider house (cobbled floor and drain found during renovations). EXTERIOR: Picturesque. 2 storeys. Long asymmetrical 5-window front (4 first floor windows); C20 stone rubble buttresses. Eaves thatch eyebrowed over right-hand window and swept down at left end. Approximately central C20 two-leaf small-pane glazed front door. Alongside to the right, a projecting lateral stack with bread oven and an adjoining projecting windowed bay. Second doorway to right of centre. Good set (6 in all) of c1700 high-transomed 2-light mullioned windows, moulded on the inner face, glazed with square leaded panes, some preserving original window furniture; other windows small 2-light casements. Left return (part of the present shop) has a large, 3-light window with square leaded panes. INTERIOR: Plain carpentry detail; some c1700 2-panel doors. Roof: A-frames with lap-jointed collars of a c1700 character, extended at both ends of the range. Part of a group of exceptionally attractive listed buildings in an unspoilt village.

Listing NGR: SX8944763853

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
390553
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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Date: 20 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/05595/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ernie W. King. Source Historic England Archive
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