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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: 1305313



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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Witheridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 97520

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WITHERIDGE WEST STREET (north side) SS 81 SW Witheridge 9/110 No.20 (Primrose Cottage) 20.2.67 GV II House. C16, floored C17, much remodelled early C19. Gabled ends to thatched roof, roughcast and colourwashed, probably rubble and cob walls. Plan and development: the hall and inner room of a 3 unit and through-passage plan house. The lower end to left now a separate dwelling No.22 (Lantern Cottage). Hall with a rear lateral stack, the inner room unheated. Originally the house was open to the roof, the floors appear to have been added C17. Early C19 wing at the rear. Exterior: 2 storeys, 2 windows, 12-pane sash windows, exposed sash boxes, wooden cills. Door opening to left of ground floor, wooden doorcase with pilasters, entablature and cornice, panelled door. Interior: the hall with a chamfered axial ceiling beam with ogee stop. Fireplace to hall with a plain sooden bressumer. Throughout the house Cl7 joinery including doors and window shutters. Roof: jointed cruck truss over the hall, smoke-blackened, also lightly-sooted thatch, rafters and battens. Some of roof renewed C18.

Listing NGR: SS8031514485

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National Grid Reference: SS 80315 14485


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