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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: 1253435



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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Atherington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 436641

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ATHERINGTON ATHERINGTON SS 52 SE 5/31 Mole Cottage and cottage - adjoining to east


House and cottage adjoining to east. Formerly one tenement farmhouse, the lower end rebuilt as small single cell cottage, the house part itself later divided into 2 cottages (as at time of previous survey) but now returned to single occupation. C17, lower end rebuilt probably in late C18. Rendered stone rubble and cob. Thatch roof with gable ends, the cottage with lower ridge height. Rendered rubble stack at right end and rear lateral hall stack with off-sets. Brick stack at left end. Through-passage plan, with front and rear openings now blocked, hall and parlour to right. Lower end possibly originally a shippon rebuilt as small single cell cottage. 2 storeys. 5 window range. C19/C20 fenestration, 2-light casements, 2 panes per light. 2 large buttresses to Mole Cottage. Ground floor has 2-light casement, 6 panes per light to left of C20 door to cottage. Two 3-light casements, 2 panes per light, that to left inserted in blocked through-passage doorway. Doorway punched through into hall with plank door, and 2-light casement 2 panes per light at right end. Leanto at right end with corrugated asbestos roof. Hall and parlour windows to rear built out in line with hall stack with pantiled canopy. Interior: ceiling beams to hall and parlour with wide chamfers and step stops. A section of the through-passage plank and muntin hall screen survives, 4 panels wide and 4-centred arch to chamfered door surround with old 3 plank door. Enclosed under the introduced stairs in the hall is a straight-headed C17 door surround corresponding with a similar door surround in the chamber above, both set in the wall and indicating that a former projecting stair turret has been demolished. C17 roof structure largely intact with 3 heavy trusses with short curved feet, lap- jointed collars and 2 tiers of trenched purlins and diagonally set ridge purlin. No sign of smoke-blackening.

Listing NGR: SS5912022972

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National Grid Reference: SS 59120 22972


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