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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: 1305498



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: 97470

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WITHERIDGE SS 81 SW 9/64 Nos 1 and 2 Penford Cottages 20.2.67 - II 4 small cottages in a row, now refashioned into 2 dwellings. Probably C18, altered into 2 circa 1920. Rubble, gabled slate roof with wide eaves, 2 gable brick stacks and 2 lateral stacks at rear with tall brick shafts. Plan and development: probably 4-small single bay dwellings, altered circa 1920 into 2, each of these with a central hall and 2 flanking rooms, entrance halls with straight-flight staircases, right room to right cottage on ground floor of full height, first floor removed. Exterior: 2 storeys, 3:3 windows, 2- and 3-light early C20 casements with leaded lights, much medieval and later glass incorporated into these windows, very tall easement to the right. 2 door openings, 1 to the centre of each dwelling, lean-to porches with half-glazed doors. Interior: the glass is the salient feature of the interior, some is medieval, some C17 and some in early C20 quirky style with cherubs, ships etc. The remainder of tne interiors have been completely refitted C20 with joinery and simple features. Roof probably C18 with straight principals showing in the first floor bedrooms, remainder of the ridge and rafters unseen.

Listing NGR: SS8016214787

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National Grid Reference: SS 80162 14787


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