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EAST WEEK COTTAGE

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.

Name: EAST WEEK COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1305905

Location

EAST WEEK COTTAGE

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: South Tawton

National Park: DARTMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 94989

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Details

SX 69 SE SOUTH TAWTON EAST WEEK

4/192 East Week Cottage

GV II

Farmhouse. Mid C17; C19 service wing. Granite stone rubble laid to rough courses; granite stacks, the main one still with its original granite ashlar chimneyshaft with moulded coping; slate roof, formerly thatch. Plan and development: L-shaped house. The main block, facing south (backing on to the lane) is the mid C17 house. It has a 3-room plan. Unheated inner room at left (west) end was probably a dairy. The 2 main rooms have a large axial stack between them serving back-to-back fireplaces. The centre room was probably the hall, the right end room the kitchen. Front lobby entrance between these rooms. Probably C19 1-room plan service wing projecting forward at right angles in front of inner room end and it has an outer lateral stack. 2 storeys. Exterior: main block has not quite symmetrical 3-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars (2 more to the service wing). Front doorway now contains a C20 doorway in traditional style behind a C19 stone rubble porch with gabled slate roof. Roof of both wings are gable-ended. Interior: was not available for inspection at the time of this survey. However a mid C17 ovolo-moulded crossbeam and contemporary plank-and-muntin screen were seen in the hall. East Week is a straggling hamlet which contains several attractive listed buildings.

Listing NGR: SX6641991964

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National Grid Reference: SX 66419 91964

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